Michigan Wolverines vs Nebraska Cornhuskers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Michigan Wolverines vs Nebraska Prediction 2/10/2024

The Michigan Wolverines (8-15) travel to face off against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (16-8) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln and televised on BTN. Michigan is coming off a win in their previous game, while Nebraska is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Northwestern. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

Michigan Wolverines vs Nebraska Cornhuskers

The Michigan Wolverines Are Coming Off A Win

Michigan enters this game as a +9 underdog, and they have gone 3-7 in their 10 games as the underdog this season. The Wolverines are 8-15 overall, including a 3-9 mark in Big Ten play.

Coming off a 72-68 win over Wisconsin, Michigan’s record on the road is just 2-5 this season. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone just 2-8, and their average margin of defeat on the road is -5.9 points per game.

Michigan’s ATS record this season is just 6-16, and they are 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three road games. As the underdog, the Wolverines are just 3-7 ATS this year.

This season, the over/under record for Michigan games is 13-9, and today’s line of 152.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (149.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points, and their OU record in those games is 0-3. In their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 145 points, and their OU record in those games is 3-7.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Nebraska comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 14 of their 24 games this season. At home, the Cornhuskers have been even more dominant, going 14-1 compared to just 2-6 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, Nebraska has gone 9-1, and they are coming off a loss to Northwestern, where they were favored by 9 points. On the season, they have a scoring margin of +12.8 points per game at home.

As the favorite, Nebraska has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 10-3-1. Their ATS record at home is 11-3-1 and they are 7-3 vs. the spread as the favorite in their last 10 games. Overall, the Cornhuskers are 13-9-1 vs. the spread this season.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 for the Nebraska game is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (146.7). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 156 points.

Michigan Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Michigan offense put up 72 points against Wisconsin. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.1% and made 7 threes. Olivier Nkamhoua is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.5. Meanwhile, Dug McDaniel also brings a PPG average of 16.8 into the game.

Olivier Nkamhoua (F) 15.5 7.3 2.6
Dug McDaniel (G) 16.8 3.8 4.7
Terrance Williams II (F) 12.3 4.2 1.3

Nebraska Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 77.2 points per game, the Nebraska had a below average performance. They scored 68 points against Northwestern and had a field goal percentage of 45.8%. Leading the team in scoring is Brice Williams, who is averaging 13 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Keisei Tominaga also maintains a PPG average of 13.8 heading into game.

Brice Williams (G) 13.0 5.7 2.6
Keisei Tominaga (G) 13.8 2.0 1.1
Rienk Mast (F) 13.7 8.1 3.0

Michigan Team Defense

At this time, the Wolverines’ defense is positioned 298th in the country, permitting 78.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Michigan’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.5% this season.

Nebraska Team Defense

In terms of defense, Nebraska is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.3 points per game. So far, the Nebraska defense is giving up an average of 10.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (505th).

Wolverines vs Cornhuskers Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Michigan has an ATS record of 1-4 while averaging 69 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • Across the Cornhuskers last three home games, the team averaged 67 points per game while allowing 80. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 0-3 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Michigan has an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Cornhuskers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Wolverines vs Cornhuskers Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Cornhuskers vs. Wolverines matchup, our bet is to grab the Wolverines at +9. Even though our projections have the Cornhuskers winning 75-69, we see the Wolverines as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 152.5, and our model predicts the Wolverines and Cornhuskers to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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