Nebraska vs. Penn State - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Penn State Nittany Lions (12-12) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers -7 -- Over/Under: 135 See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Penn State Nittany Lions face off on Saturday in Big Ten college basketball action.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-12 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Nebraska is averaging 73.8 points per game and they are shooting 45.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.7 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. Andrew White leads the Huskers averaging 16.9 points per game. Shavon Shields is averaging 15.7 points and 5.0 rebounds, Tai Webster is averaging 9.9 points, and Glynn Watson Jr. is averaging 8.9 points. Nebraska is 9-6 at home and 5-7 against the Big Ten.
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The Penn State Nittany Lions are 12-12 this season and they are coming off of an upset win over Indiana that ended a four game losing streak. Penn State is averaging 65.4 points per game and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Brandon Taylor leads PSU averaging 16.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Shep Garner is averaging 13.6 points Payton Banks is averaging 10.2 points, and Josh Reaves is averaging 6.0 points. Penn State is 8-3 at home and 3-8 in the Big Ten.
Nebraska is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 21-8 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Penn State is 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two teams.
Nebraska gets it done at home in conference and against Penn State who just isn’t consistent I see the Huskers covering.