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South Carolina State vs Nebraska Prediction 12/29/2023

The South Carolina State Bulldogs (4-10) travel to face off against the Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-2) on Friday, December 29th. This game will be played at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln and televised on B1G+. Nebraska is coming off a win in their previous game, while South Carolina State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the UNC Asheville. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Nebraska Cornhuskers

The South Carolina State Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

South Carolina State comes into their 15th game of the season with a 4-10 overall record. In their previous ten road games, South Carolina State has gone 0-10 on the road, dating back to last year. South Carolina State has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 6-3-1. In their last ten games, they are 2-2 vs. the spread.

After 14 games, South Carolina State has an over/under record of 6-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 152.4 points per game so far. In the Bulldogs’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 158 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-2.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers Are Coming Off A Win

Nebraska, who is getting ready for their 13th game of the year, has a 10-2 record this season. In their previous ten home games, Nebraska has an 8-2 record at home, which also includes last year. Nebraska has a winning record against the spread at 6-2-1. However, in their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Through 12 games, Nebraska has an over/under record of 4-5-0 with their games averaging a combined 139.2 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Cornhuskers’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 137 points per game.

South Carolina State Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Bulldogs’ offense finished with 75 points, which is right in line with their current average of 71.7 points per contest. The top scorer for the Bulldogs was Omer Croskey with 13 points, while Wilson Dubinsky also added 13 to the scoreboard.

Davion Everett (F) 10.4 7.0 0.8
Wilson Dubinsky (G) 8.6 1.9 1.4
Mitchel Taylor (PG) 8.4 2.6 2.6

Nebraska Offense Breakdown

Nebraska offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 62 points against Kansas State. In that game, they made 11/31 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 34.7%. The team’s top scorer is Brice Williams, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 13.5, while Rienk Mast also carries a PPG average of 13 into the game.

Brice Williams (G) 13.5 5.2 2.3
Rienk Mast (F) 13.0 9.9 3.0
Keisei Tominaga (G) 13.5 2.0 1.0

South Carolina State Team Defense

Currently, the Bulldogs’ defense holds the 268th rank in the nation, allowing 82.0 points per game. In today’s game vs. Nebraska, the South Carolina State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, South Carolina State made 19 free-throws vs. the Bulldogs.

Nebraska Team Defense

At this time, the Cornhuskers’ defense is positioned 82nd in the country, permitting 66.7 points per game. Against Kansas State in their most recent game, the Nebraska defense gave up a total of 46 points while allowing Kansas State to hit 26% of their shots.

Bulldogs vs Cornhuskers Trends

  • In their last five road games, South Carolina State has averaged 68 points per game while allowing 81. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-5 while going 3-1-1.
  • In their last three home games, Nebraska has averaged 70 points per game while allowing 61. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Bulldogs have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Cornhuskers have a straight up record of 4-1, while going 2-3 against the spread.

Bulldogs vs Cornhuskers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Cornhuskers vs. Cornhuskers game, our recommendation is to take the Cornhuskers at -24.5. Despite our model showing the Cornhuskers winning 76-68, we like Bulldogs as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 150.5, and our model projects the Bulldogs and Cornhuskers to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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