Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Northwestern Wildcats travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 12-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 6-2 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Bryant McIntosh comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Tre Demps averages 15.2 points per game in 36.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Northwestern. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Andrew White III averages 16.9 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Shavon Shields averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Northwestern averages 79.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 53rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 43rd in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 87th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 10.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 207th place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in the Division 1.
Nebraska averages 73.7 points per game this year which ranks them 141st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 115th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 118th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 212th respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 269th with 14.2 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 81st and 67th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 36th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 104th in college basketball.
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 4-4 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 5-4 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-3 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-2 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
12/27/15 C Alex Olah Foot out indefinitely
11/11/15 F Vic Law Shoulder out for season
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Northwestern
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