Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 13-11 and a road record of 3-4. They are 12-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-4. The Badgers have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 10-5. They have an over/under record of 13-10 and they are 11-11 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Shavon Shields averages 15.7 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Nigel Hayes averages 17.1 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Nebraska averages 74.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 136th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 147th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 159th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 108th with 12.1 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 145th and 218th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in the Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 69.6 points per game this year which ranks them 237th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 203rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per contest which ranks them 160th and 305th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 43rd with 11.3 per game. The Badgers allow 64.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 135th and 326th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the nation. The Badgers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 72.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 108.8 and they assist on 46.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%. The Cornhuskers give up 74 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Badgers score 73.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.9 points per game. The Badgers have a rating on offense of 106.5 and 46.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 64.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Wisconsin turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%. The Badgers give up 65.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 12-7 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 14-4 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 11-11 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 13-10 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
02/09/16 F Shavon Shields Head injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Wisconsin
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Nebraska
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