Saturday, January 9, 2016
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 8-8 and a road record of 0-3. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-3. The Scarlet Knights have an overall record of 6-10 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 4-6 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Shavon Shields averages 15.4 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Corey Sanders averages 13.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Scarlet Knights. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. DeShawn Freeman averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Nebraska averages 72.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 160th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 213th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 207th with 13.4 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 162nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 47th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in the Division 1.
Rutgers averages 68.5 points per game this year which ranks them 242nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 243rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 134th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per contest which ranks them 169th and 290th respectively. In the turnover department the Scarlet Knights rank 229th with 13.6 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 222nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 199th and 115th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.2 rebounds a game which ranks 305th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 194th place in the nation. The Scarlet Knights force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in college basketball.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-5 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-3 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-5 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-6 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
12/19/15 C Shaquille Doorson Foot out indefinitely
12/19/15 F Ibrahima Diallo Foot out indefinitely
12/11/15 F DeShawn Freeman Knee out indefinitely
01/08/16 F Jonathan Laurent Concussion expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
Tony's Pick: Take Nebraska
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