Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds & Info
|Game||Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Indiana Hoosiers|
|Date & Time||Monday January 17, 2022, 6:00 PM (EST)|
Pinnacle Bank Arena Lincoln ,NE
IU -8.5 ; O/U 144.5
The Indiana Hoosiers will continue a conference road trip Monday evening with a match up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Indiana is 12-4 on the season following a 9 point loss to Iowa that ended a two game win streak. Defensively Indiana struggled against the Hawkeyes as Iowa scored 83 total points on 44.4% shooting and 33.3% from beyond the arc.
Offensively Indiana played well shooting 50.9% from the floor but turned the ball over 23 times leading to the loss. Trayce Jackson-Davis controlled the Indiana offense from down low with a team high 18 points on six of eight shooting in 37 minutes on the floor. Race Thompson added 13 points in 33 minutes and Parker Stewart chipped in 11 points as the only other starter in double figures. Trey Galloway added a team high 10 points in 18 minutes off the bench.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers return home on Monday struggling as of late losers of ten of their last eleven games played including five in a row after a 27 point blowout loss to Purdue. Defensively Nebraska was no match for Purdue as the Boilermakers made 49.2% of their shots and scored 92 points leading to the blowout victory.
Nebraska has scored the ball well this season averaging 73.4 points per game on 43.4% shooting, but the defense has been the issue allowing opponents to score 79.2 points. Bryce McGowan is the leading scorer for Nebraska averaging 15.5 points per game despite shooting only 39.6% from the floor. Alonzo Verge Jr is second on the team in scoring with 14 points per game and leads the team with 5.6 assists. Derek Walker is the only other cornhusker averaging double figures with 10.1 points and post a team leading 6.2 rebounds.
Recent Betting Trends
- Indiana are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
- The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Indiana's last 20 games.
- Indiana are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
- Nebraska are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 6 games.
Free NCAAB Pick:
There is a huge talent gap in this game and the team records show it. Indiana allows 17 points less per game and will use their strong defense to stifle the Cornhuskers leading to the road win on Monday. Take the Hoosiers to control this game throughout in route to their 13th win of the year. Final Score Prediction, Indiana wins and covers 76-60.