Wisconsin vs. Nebraska - 2/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-11) at Wisconsin Badgers (14-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Kohl Center)
The Line: Wisconsin Badgers -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and Wisconsin Badgers meet Wednesday night at the Kohl Center.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers look for some consistency after splitting their last 20 games. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 74.3 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Andrew White is averaging 17.2 points and 6.2 rebounds while Shavon Shields is averaging 15.7 points and 2.9 assists. Tai Webster is the third double-digit scorer and Glynn Watson Jr. is dishing 2.7 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Cornhuskers are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have split their last six road games.
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The Wisconsin Badgers look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Wisconsin Badgers are averaging 69.6 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Nigel Hayes is averaging 17.1 points and 3.5 assists while Bronson Koenig is averaging 13.4 points and 2.3 rebounds. Ethan Happ is the third double-digit scorer and Vitto Brown is grabbing five rebounds. The Wisconsin Badgers are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Badgers are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Wisconsin Badgers have won six of their last eight home games.
The Cornhuskers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Badgers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Nebraska has the pressure defense to keep this game close and has actually improved big time on the road as of late. Wisconsin has started to figure things out during its winning streak, but the Cornhuskers are not a pushover and are capable of keeping this game under double digits.