Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines NCAAB Betting Prediction

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Prediction 3/10/2024

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (21-9) travel to face off against the Michigan Wolverines (8-22) on Sunday, March 10th. This game will be played at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor and televised on BTN. Nebraska is coming off a win in their previous game, while Michigan is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Ohio State. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines

The Nebraska Cornhuskers Are Coming Off A Win

Nebraska enters this game with a record of 21-9, including an 11-8 mark in Big Ten play. On the road, the Cornhuskers are just 3-8 compared to 18-1 at home. Their average scoring margin at home is +13.7 compared to -4.0 on the road.

As the favorite, Nebraska is 17-1 this season, and they have a 10-1 record in non-conference games. In their most recent game, the Cornhuskers defeated Rutgers by a score of 67-56. Over their last 10 road games, Nebraska is just 2-8.

Nebraska has been a solid team against the spread this season, posting a mark of 19-10-1. However, their ATS record is just 4-7 on the road this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cornhuskers have gone 9-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is higher than the average over/under line in Nebraska’s games this season (147.2). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points.

The Michigan Wolverines Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Michigan enters this game as a 5.5-point underdog, and they have gone 3-14 as the underdog this season. The Wolverines have struggled recently, losing seven straight games and going 2-8 in their last ten games at home.

Overall, Michigan is just 8-22 this season, including a 5-12 record at home. Their average scoring margin at home is -1.1 points per game, and they have gone 4-8 when favored this season.

As the underdog, Michigan has gone just 4-13 against the spread this season. In their last 10 games as the underdog, they are just 2-8 vs. the spread. At home, the Wolverines have an ATS mark of 5-12 this year.

Today’s over/under line of 149 is very similar to the average over/under line in Michigan’s games this season (148.7). So far this year, 13 of their games have had a higher over/under line than 149 and their over/under record is 16-13. The average scoring total in their last three games is 146 points.

Nebraska Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Nebraska offense put up 67 points against Rutgers. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.7% and made 9 threes. Keisei Tominaga led the scoring for the Cornhuskers, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Juwan Gary chipped in with 15 points.

Keisei Tominaga (G) 14.0 2.2 1.2
Brice Williams (G) 12.5 5.7 2.4
Rienk Mast (F) 12.8 7.9 3.0

Michigan Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Michigan offense tallied 61 points in a matchup against Ohio State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.4%, and they made 5 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Dug McDaniel, who holds an average of 16.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Olivier Nkamhoua is averaging 14.8 points per game this season.

Dug McDaniel (G) 16.6 3.8 4.6
Olivier Nkamhoua (F) 14.8 7.1 2.7
Terrance Williams II (F) 12.3 4.4 1.4

Nebraska Team Defense

The Cornhuskers’ defense is presently ranked 100th nationally, allowing an average of 69.3 points per contest. Nebraska’s three-point defense is currently 222nd in the country at 8.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.7% of their shots vs. Nebraska.

Michigan Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Michigan defense is giving up an average of 79.2 points per contest. Michigan’s three-point defense is currently 158th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Michigan.

Cornhuskers vs Wolverines Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Cornhuskers offense has averaged 71 points per game while allowing an average of 77. Nebraska posted an overall record of 2-8 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • Through their last three home games, Michigan has an ATS record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 58 points per game.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Wolverines have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Cornhuskers have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 5-0 in these scenarios.

Cornhuskers vs Wolverines Prediction

The Wolverines come in as the underdog at +5.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 149, and our model projects the Cornhuskers and Wolverines to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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