Purdue Boilermakers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds & Info
|Game||Purdue Boilermakers vs Nebraska Cornhuskers|
|Date & Time||Friday January 14, 2022, 6:30 PM (EST)|
Mackey Arena West Lafayette, IN
PUR -20 ; O/U 156
The Nebraska Cornhuskers visit Mackay Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana on Friday for a Big Ten clash against the No. 7 ranked Purdue Boilermakers. Nebraska dropped to 6-11 overall and 0-6 in the Big Ten following its 81-71 loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini on Tuesday. The leading scorer for Nebraska was Bryce McGowens with 19 points. Nebraska has lost nine of its last 10 and 21 straight versus ranked opponents.
Bryce McGowens is leading Nebraska in scoring with an average of 15.9 points per game, while Alonzo Verge Jr is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 14.2 points and 5.8 assists per game. Derrick Walker is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.3 rebounds per game. Nebraska is scoring an average of 73.9 points per game while shooting 43.3% overall.
Purdue bounced back from a loss with its 74-67 victory over Penn State last Saturday. The victory improved Purdue to 13-2 overall and 2-2 in the Big Ten. The leading scorer for Purdue was Trevion Williams with 21 points. The Boilermakers shot 48.3% overall and committed just eight turnovers, while forcing Penn State to turn the ball over 11 times.
Jaden Ivey is the leading scorer for Purdue with an average of 16.2 points per game, while Trevion Williams is the leading rebounder with an average of 8.8 rebounds per game and Sasha Stefanovic is the leader in assists with an average of 4.0 per game. Purdue has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 85.1 points per game while shooting 50.7%.
Recent Betting Trends
- Nebraska is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Cornhuskers last 5
- Purdue is 1-7 ATS in its last 8
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Boilermakers last 6
Free NCAAB Pick:
While the OVER is a solid choice here, the play is Nebraska. The Cornhuskers will not defeat Purdue on Friday, but will play well enough to cover the number. Nebraska has covered the nut in four of the last five while Purdue has struggled, failing to cover the number in seven of its last eight. Nebraska is scoring a respectable 73.9 points per game and shoots 43.3% overall. Final Score Prediction, Purdue Boilermakers win but fall short ATS 87-71.