Penn State vs. Nebraska - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Cornhuskers (14-14) at Penn State Nittany Lions (14-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bryce Jordan Center)
The Line: Penn State Nittany Lions PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and Penn State Nittany Lions meet Thursday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 72.9 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Andrew White is averaging 17.4 points and 6.1 rebounds while Shavon Shields is averaging 15.7 points and 2.9 assists. Tai Webster is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Glynn Watson Jr. is dishing 2.5 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Cornhuskers are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have split their last six road games.
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The Penn State Nittany Lions need a win after losing 10 of their last 16 games. The Penn State Nittany Lions are averaging 65.6 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Brandon Taylor is averaging 16.6 points and 6.5 rebounds while Shep Garner is averaging 13.7 points and 3.1 assists. Payton Banks is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Devin Foster is dishing one assist. The Penn State Nittany Lions are shooting 29.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Nittany Lions are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The Penn State Nittany Lions have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Cornhuskers are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games and 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 road games. The Nittany Lions are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win. The Cornhuskers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Both of these teams have been hard to read all season, as you're never sure what team is going to show up. In a pick em game, you have to give the edge to Penn State at home, a team that grinds it out and competes.