Nebraska vs. Wisconsin - 2/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wisconsin Badgers (21-2) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers +10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wisconsin Badgers and Nebraska Cornhuskers meet Tuesday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Wisconsin Badgers have won six straight games and play their eighth true road game. On the season, Wisconsin is averaging 74 points on 48.6 percent shooting and is allowing 56.2 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Frank Kaminsky is averaging 17.5 points and 8.1 rebounds while Sam Dekker is averaging 12.8 points and 5.1 rebounds. Nigel Hayes is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Gasser is shooting 44.9 percent from the field. The Wisconsin Badgers have six players averaging at least 5.6 points, and they’re shooting 75.9 percent from the line and 35.9 percent from deep. Defensively, Wisconsin is allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in five of its last six games.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers have split their last 10 games and hope to get to .500 in Big Ten play. On the season, Nebraska is averaging 62.8 points on 42.7 percent shooting and is allowing 60.9 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Terran Petteway is averaging 18.7 points and 2.7 assists while Shavon Shields is averaging 15.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Walter Pitchford is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Benny Parker is shooting 39.6 percent from the field. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have three players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 72.2 percent from the line and 29.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Nebraska is allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 60 or less points in four straight games.
The Badgers are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 vs. Big Ten and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win. The Cornhuskers are 24-9-1 ATS in their last 34 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a S.U. loss. The Badgers are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
This is simply insane for the oddmakers to flat out show no respect to Nebraska. Look, I know the Cornhuskers aren't living up to expectations this season, but they're still tough to beat on their home court regardless of the comp. Also, Wisconsin hasn't been good ATS at all this season. Look for this game to be tight throughout.