Nebraska vs. Rutgers - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-17) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (12-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers -17.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and Nebraska Cornhuskers meet Saturday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights need a victory in order to snap a 10-game losing streak. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are averaging 68.8 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 79.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Corey Sanders is averaging 15.4 points and 4.1 assists while Mike Williams is averaging 12.3 points and four rebounds. Bishop Daniels is dishing 2.6 assists and D.J. Foreman is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Scarlet Knights are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have lost 16 straight road games.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 73.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 68.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Andrew White is averaging 17 points and 6.1 rebounds while Shavon Shields is averaging 15.6 points and 2.9 assists. Tai Webster is the third double-digit scorer and Glynn Watson Jr. is dishing 2.4 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cornhuskers are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.2 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have lost five of their last seven home games.
The Scarlet Knights are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Cornhuskers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Saturday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
This is a lot of points to lay with a Nebraska team that's been hit and miss all season long. However, Rutgers is straight garbage, and that includes 16 straight ugly road losses. You're forced to eat the big chalk in this matchup.