Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
The Buckeyes come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 6-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 9-6 against the spread.
Jae'Sean Tate comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Buckeyes. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. JaQuan Lyle averages 12.3 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Ohio State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tai Webster averages 18.3 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Ohio State averages 73.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 236th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 71st and 103rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 13.2 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 37th and 157th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in Division 1.
Nebraska averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 183rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 224th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per contest which ranks them 80th and 296th respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 159th with 13.2 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 73.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 204th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 328th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 91st in college basketball.
The Buckeyes average 69.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 105.5 and they assist on 54.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.4 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 33% of their shots. Ohio State turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.4%. The Buckeyes give up 76.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cornhuskers score 73.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 2.8 points per game. The Cornhuskers have a rating on offense of 102.3 and 44.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 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 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Nebraska turns it over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.1%. The Cornhuskers give up 70.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 6-10 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 10-6 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-6 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-8 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
01/05/17 F Keita Bates-Diop Leg out for season
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
12/28/16 G Anton Gill Knee out for season
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
01/14/17 F Isaiah Roby Back is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Michigan
01/11/17 F Edward Morrow Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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