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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Penn State takes to the basketball court against Nebraska on Tuesday, hoping to send the Cornhuskers to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Nebraska Cornhuskers betting line as -3-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-14 so far on the season, and 11-11 ATS vs the number. The Penn State Nittany Lions, meanwhile, are 14-12 and 14-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Nebraska go 9-12-1 and the Penn State Nittany Lions go 10-13 on betting totals.

The Cornhuskers - Nittany Lions odds would favor the Cornhuskers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Nebraska is rated No. 176 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Penn State is at No. 237.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Penn State is ranked No. 165 in NCAA basketball at 35.46 per game. Contrast that with Nebraska's No. 37 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Nebraska is the No. 233-ranked team in the country at 5.88 per game, while Penn State rates No. 155 at 7.19 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Penn State got 24 points from Payton Banks en route to a 83-70 victory over Illinois on Saturday at State Farm Center.

Nebraska suffered a 70-69 loss against Wisconsin on Thursday, getting 19 points from Tai Webster in a losing effort at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Next Betting Matchups

Penn State home to Purdue, Tuesday, February 21st
Nebraska at Ohio State, Saturday, February 18th