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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA College Hoops Odds

The Penn State Nittany Lions hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Nebraska Cornhuskers pay a visit to Bryce Jordan Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Penn State Nittany Lions in this one found them listed as 0-point earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cornhuskers was expected to move the line.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Nebraska Cornhuskers have watched them go 14-14 and 13-12 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Penn State Nittany Lions are at 14-13 and 13-12-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Penn State Nittany Lions are 11-14-1, while the Nebraska Cornhuskers have a 14-10-1 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 234 (Penn State) and the No. 143 (Nebraska) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Nebraska is ranked No. 162 in NCAA basketball at 35.82 per game. Contrast that with Penn State's No. 188 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Penn State is the No. 204-ranked team in the country at 6.04 per game, while Nebraska rates No. 164 at 6.64 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jack McVeigh scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Cornhuskers to a win (they lost 65-62 to Ohio State at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday).

The Nittany Lions grabbed a 70-58 win over the Scarlet Knights on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Shep Garner at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nebraska's last 6 games
  • Nebraska is 6-13-1 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Penn State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State's last 5 games
  • Penn State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Penn State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Purdue, Tuesday, March 1st
Penn State at Michigan State, Sunday, February 28th