Penn State Nittany Lions (7-12) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-15)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
The Line: Nebraska Cornhuskers +6 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Penn State Nittany Lions and Nebraska Cornhuskers meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The Penn State Nittany Lions need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Penn State Nittany Lions are averaging 72.7 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Myreon Jones is averaging 14.8 points and 1.9 assists while Izaiah Brockington is averaging 13.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. Seth Lundy is the third double-digit scorer and Sam Sessoms is dishing 2.1 assists. The Penn State Nittany Lions are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Penn State Nittany Lions are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers need a win after losing 12 of their last 13 games. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are averaging 68.9 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 72.7 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Teddy Allen is averaging 16.6 points and five rebounds while Trey McGowens is averaging 11 points and 4.2 rebounds. Dalano Banton is the third double-digit scorer and Lat Mayen is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 62.4 percent from the free throw line. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game.
The Nittany Lions are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 Tuesday games. The Cornhuskers are 4-14 ATS in their last 18 home games and 10-21 ATS in their last 31 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Nittany Lions last 6 overall. The under is 7-1 in Cornhuskers last 8 overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Penn State Nittany Lions are the better team, but I'm not laying chalk with them given their current form, especially with them on the road where they lose by an average of four points and shoot 38.4 percent from the field. The Nebraska Cornhuskers already beat Penn State this season and they do win at home by an average of 3.9 points. Give me the points if forced to pick here.