Nebraska vs. Purdue - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Purdue Boilermakers (22-7) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (14-15)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Purdue Boilermakers and Nebraska Cornhuskers meet Tuesday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Purdue Boilermakers look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Purdue Boilermakers are averaging 77.4 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 38.9 percent shooting. A.J. Hammons is averaging 14.7 points and 7.9 rebounds while Vince Edwards is averaging 10.2 points and three assists. Isaac Haas is the third double-digit scorer and Caleb Swanigan is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Purdue Boilermakers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Boilermakers are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Purdue Boilermakers have lost four of their last five road games.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers need a nice win in order to get back to a .500 record. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 72.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Andrew White is averaging 17.1 points and 6.1 rebounds while Shavon Shields is averaging 16 points and 2.8 assists. Tai Webster is grabbing 3.9 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 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have lost five of their last eight home games.
The Boilermakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss. The favorite is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Purdue hasn't been a great road team this season, and the Cornhuskers will show up given this is their last home game of the season. I like the value of the two free buckets with Nebraska.