Ohio State at Nebraska College Basketball Game Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Pinnacle Bank Arena
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The Ohio State Buckeyes head to Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 7 point favorites.
Ohio State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.9 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Nebraska has an overall mark of 13-6. They are averaging 77.2 points per contest and giving up 62.1, which is a point differential of 15.1.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-11-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-6-2 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/09/18 G Karrington Davis Achilles is out for season
Kaleb Wesson comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 24.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 75%. C.J. Jackson averages 12.7 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
James Palmer scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Isaac Copeland averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State averages 74.6 points per contest, which is 154th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 106th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 233rd and 75th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 243rd with 12.6 per game. The Buckeyes allow 65.6 points per contest, which is 42nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 100th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska is 93rd in the nation with 77.2 points per contest this season. They are 110th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 15.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 121st in the NCAA. They are 137th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.4 boards per contest and 120th in assists per game with 14.3. The Cornhuskers are 342nd in turnovers per contest with 10.4. The Cornhuskers give up 62.1 points per game, which ranks them 13th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 9.5 dimes allowed per game and 263rd with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Cornhuskers are 252nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Buckeyes are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 262nd in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 101st. As a team they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 152nd in Division 1. Ohio State is 195th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 342nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers are 38th in the country in offensive rating with 112. In terms of pace they are 240th in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 102nd. As a team they are 94th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 128th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio State/Nebraska college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State +7
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