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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Northwestern Wildcats NCAA College Basketball Betting

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Northwestern and Nebraska on Sunday, with the host Wildcats trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Nebraska Cornhuskers in this one, their betting line was listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Northwestern Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Sunday; they are 14-13 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Northwestern Wildcats are 14-14-2 ATS. Nebraska Cornhuskers are 15-11-1 on betting the total; Northwestern Wildcats are 14-14-2.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Northwestern Wildcats rated this week at No. 237 and the Nebraska Cornhuskers sitting at No. 172.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Nebraska is ranked No. 172 in NCAA basketball at 35.47 per game. Contrast that with Northwestern's No. 144 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northwestern is the No. 32-ranked team in the country at 8.8 per game, while Nebraska rates No. 177 at 6.47 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Shavon Shields was dynamite, scoring 32 points and adding 2 rebounds but Purdue still won, 81-62, over Nebraska on Tuesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Wildcats got 23 points from Tre Demps as Northwestern ran past Penn State 71-61 on Thursday at Bryce Jordan Center.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Nebraska is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nebraska's last 6 games
  • Nebraska is 7-13-1 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Northwestern is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Northwestern is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • Northwestern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nebraska