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Nebraska Purdue Betting Preview

Purdue BoilermakersNebraska Cornhuskers
Jan 16, 9:00 PM | Bob Devaney Sports Center

Purdue Boilermakers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds


The visiting Purdue Boilermakers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Bob Devaney Sports Center against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

The Cornhuskers are 9-8 so far on the season, and 8-7 ATS vs. the number. The Boilermakers, meanwhile, are 8-8 and 6-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Nebraska go 6-7 and the Boilermakers go 7-9 on the totals.

View Purdue vs Nebraska Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cornhuskers at No. 180 and the Boilermakers at No. 47 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-59 result in favor of the Boilermakers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Nebraska's No. 270-rated squad against Purdue's No. 19-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Nebraska rates No. 299 in the country with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 324 nationally with 4.1 per match.

Defensively, Purdue features the nation's No. 68-rated defense on the road, allowing 64 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.

Purdue was a 60-42 winner in their most recent outing at home against Penn State. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Ronnie Johnson scored 13 points leading the Boilermakers to a 60-42 victory over Penn State at Mackey Arena on Sunday.

Nebraska was a 66-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Michigan State. They covered the 18-point spread as underdogs. The Cornhuskers got 18 points from David Rivers, but it was Michigan State that prevailed in a 66-56 final on Sunday at Breslin Center.

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing West Virginia are 1-1
After playing Penn State are 9-1
After a win are 3-7

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Penn State are 0-2
After playing Michigan State are 0-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Boilermakers at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
Purdue is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Nebraska is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Nebraska is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Purdue home to West Virginia, Saturday, January 19
Nebraska at Penn State, Saturday, January 19