Wisconsin Badgers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Nebraska +6
The Wisconsin Badgers head to Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 6 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 65.8 points per contest while giving up 61.7 per game. Nebraska has an overall record of 7-17. They are averaging 71.7 points per game and surrendering 76.1, good for a point differential of -4.5.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 12-12-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 14-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/21/19 C Joe Hedstrom Knee is out for season
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
01/29/20 G Kobe King Left Team is out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
02/12/20 G Dachon Burke Jr. Illness is questionable
D'Mitrik Trice averages 9.6 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Nate Reuvers comes into this game averaging 13.6 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Haanif Cheatham averages 12.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Cam Mack scores 12.6 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 6.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 61.7 points per contest which is 16th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 80th and 227th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 57th place in D-1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in Division 1. Wisconsin averages 65.8 points per contest, which is 310th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 264th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 34.0 boards per contest and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 257th and 276th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 345th with 10.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers give up 76.1 points per game, which ranks them 316th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 236th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 308th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 349th with 45.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cornhuskers are 224th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Nebraska is 163rd in the country with 71.7 points per contest this season. They are 274th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -4.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 209th in the country. They are 190th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 14.5. The Cornhuskers are 325th in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The Badgers are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 344th in the country with 64.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 213th. As a team they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 39th in Division 1. Wisconsin is 329th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 341st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 97.2, which is ranked 272nd. They are 55th in D-1 in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 257th. As a unit they are 310th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 95th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin -6 and over 135 total points
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