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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers College Basketball Betting Preview

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to cover the point spread at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Ohio State Buckeyes in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Ohio State Buckeyes in this one, their betting line was listed as -1-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Ohio State Buckeyes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers currently sport a 9-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-6 ATS. The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-7 and 6-10 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Nebraska Cornhuskers produce a 7-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Ohio State Buckeyes have gone 10-5-1 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 154-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers and the No. 92-rated Ohio State Buckeyes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Nebraska's No. 184-ranked scoring average of 72.24 PPG, against a Ohio State Buckeyes defense rated No. 61 and allowing 66.94 PPG. The Nebraska Cornhuskers FG% has averaged 43.16% to date this season, less than the Ohio State Buckeyes shooters have managed so far (46.84% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

JaQuan Lyle scored 22 points leading the Buckeyes to a 72-67 victory over Michigan State at Value City Arena on Sunday.

Nebraska got 28 points from Tai Webster on the way to a 91-85 loss against Michigan on Saturday at Crisler Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio State is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Ohio State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio State's last 5 games
  • Ohio State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Nebraska is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nebraska's last 5 games
  • Nebraska is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio State home to Northwestern, Sunday, January 22nd
Nebraska at Rutgers, Saturday, January 21st