Nebraska vs Ohio State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio State -18
The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 18 point favorites.
Nebraska comes into this game with an overall record of 7-9. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 74.1 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 11-5. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 59.4, good for a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 10-6-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 5-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
01/11/20 G Jervay Green Undisclosed is questionable
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out indefinitely
Cameron Mack averages 12.7 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.8 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 58%. Haanif Cheatham comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Duane Washington Jr. averages 10.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Kaleb Wesson scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 74.1 points per contest which is 291st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 172nd and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 349th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 225th place in D-1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 199th in Division 1. Nebraska averages 72.8 points per contest, which is 146th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 274th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 171st in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 329th with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 59.4 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 9.6 dimes allowed per game and 50th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 142nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. Ohio State is 129th in the country with 73.4 points per contest this season. They are 100th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the country. They are 62nd in the nation in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 116th in assists per game with 14.2. The Buckeyes are 139th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Cornhuskers are 253rd in the nation in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 76th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 238th. As a team they are 296th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 91st in Division 1. Nebraska is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 102nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes are 55th in the country in offensive rating with 107.9. In terms of pace they are 276th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 58th. As a team they are 37th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +18 and over 139 total points
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