Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Rhode Island Rams - 12/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rhode Island Rams (6-3) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers -1.5 -- Over/Under: 133.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Rhode Island Rams will travel to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a non-conference game on Sunday.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-4 and are coming off of a loss to Creighton by a score of 83-67. Nebraska showed some fight, cutting the lead to four points, but Creighton pulled away for the win. Andrew White led Nebraska with 28 points and 10 rebounds. Tai Webster added 15 points and 3 assists for Nebraska. Nebraska was out rebounded by a total of 40-36 and had 11 assists in their defeat. Nebraska is averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 66.6 points per game. Nebraska is also averaging 39.9 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Andrew White is averaging 17.5 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game for Nebraska. Shavon Shields is averaging 15.1 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game. Nebraska is shooting 72.3% on free throws, 35.4% on three-pointers, and 43.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Rhode Island Rams are 6-3 and are coming off of a win against Houston by a score of 67-57. Rhode Island led by 12 points at halftime and was able to hang on for the victory. Hassan Martin had 14 points and 5 rebounds for Rhode Island. Kuran Iverson added 11 points and 7 rebounds for Rhode Island. Rhode Island was out rebounded by a total of 40-34 and had 12 assists in their victory. Rhode Island is averaging 68.6 points per game while giving up 59.4 points per game. Rhode Island is also averaging 35.1 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game. Hassan Martin is averaging 11.8 points per game and 6 rebounds per game for Rhode Island. Kuran Iverson is averaging 11.4 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Rhode Island is shooting 60.2% on free throws, 32.2% on three-pointers, and 44.7% on all field goal attempts.
Rhode Island is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. Rhode Island is 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Saturday games. Nebraska is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Nebraska is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS loss. The over is 9-1 in Nebraska’s last 10 games overall.
Nebraska plays at a much faster pace than Rhode Island, so it will be crucial for one of the teams to set the pace that they would like. Nebraska has an advantage in rebounding and free throw shooting. I like Nebraska to win this game.