Omaha Mavericks vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 11/10/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Omaha Mavericks vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Nebraska Cornhuskers (1-0) will go up against the Omaha Mavericks (0-1) at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday.
The Omaha Mavericks played Kansas and ended up losing by a score of 89-64 in their last game. In relation to fouls, the Mavericks walked away with 9 while Kansas finished the game with 13 fouls. They also made 9 of 22 attempts from distance. Kansas shot 53.3% at the free throw line by knocking down 8 of their 15 shots. In addition, Kansas pulled down 41 boards (15 offensive, 26 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Kansas doled out 24 dimes and had 8 steals for the contest. When it comes to defending, Omaha let their opponent shoot 52.2% from the field on 36 of 69 shooting. They also recorded 10 assists in this game while forcing 9 turnovers and having 4 steals. In the matter of grabbing boards, they earned a total of 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Mavericks buried 15 of 19 tries for a percentage of 78.9%. Omaha ended the contest with a 38.6% field goal percentage (22 out of 57) and converted 5 of 21 shots from beyond the arc.
Jaeden Marshall is one player who was important in the game. He walked away from this one shooting 44.4% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out. He played for 24 minutes and also pulled down 4 rebounds. He accounted for 13 points on 4 out of 9 shooting.
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Omaha will play this contest with a record of 0-1 on the season. They are averaging 64.0 points per contest (216th in the country) while going 38.6% from the floor. The Mavericks are connecting on 23.8% from downtown (5 of 21) and 78.9% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Omaha is pulling down 28.0 rebounds per contest and has earned 10 assists for the campaign, which ranks 225th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 13.0 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 9.0 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Mavericks are forcing 9.0 turnovers per game while drawing 13.0 personal fouls. They are giving up 40.9% on 3-point attempts and they are 337th in the nation in points per game allowed (89.0). The Mavericks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.2% (36 of 69) and they surrender 43.0 boards per contest as a squad. They are 353rd in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 24 relinquished this year.
The last time they took the court, the Nebraska Cornhuskers took home the win by a final score of 79-66 when they faced Maine. When it comes to rebounding, Nebraska allowed Maine to get 25 in total (5 offensive). They finished the game shooting 41.4% from 3-point land by going 12 out of 29 and finished the game at 2 out of 10 from the free throw line (20.0%). The Cornhuskers allowed Maine to convert 26 out of their 55 tries from the floor which had them sitting at 47.3% in this game. When the final whistle blew, the Cornhuskers finished shooting 30 for 65 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.2%. In reference to three-point shots, Nebraska knocked down 7 out of their 22 attempts (31.8%). They were able to knock down 12 of those for a rate of 75.0%. Maine was called for 18 fouls in the matchup which got the Cornhuskers to the charity stripe for a total of 16 attempts. They also turned it over 11 times, while getting 2 steals for this contest. The Cornhuskers pulled down 26 defensive rebounds and 15 offensive rebounds totaling 41 for the contest.
Sam Griesel pitched in for the Cornhuskers in this matchup. He made 8 of 12 in this game for a field goal rate of 66.7%, and accounted for 9 rebounds. He had 22 points in his 37 mins of playing time and had 3 assists for this contest.
Nebraska has a win-loss mark of 1-0 for the campaign. The Cornhuskers have committed 10.0 fouls per contest and they go 75.0% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 12.0 times per contest (179th in the country) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.0 times per game. Nebraska has tallied 79 pts this year and they grab 44.0 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Cornhuskers are connecting on 46.2% from the floor, which is 119th in the country.
The Nebraska defense concedes 41.4% on shots from beyond the arc (12 of 29) and their opponents are knocking down 20.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 16.0 assists and 27.0 rebounds every game, ranking them 301st and 93rd in those categories on the defensive end. The Cornhuskers defensively are ranked 199th in college basketball in points given up per game with 66.0. They are forcing their opponents into 15.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 47.3% from the floor (287th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Nebraska
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