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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines 3/5/2020 Odds, Predictions and Spread

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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines 3/5/2020 Odds, Predictions and Spread

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines 3/5/2020 – The Nebraska Cornhuskers face the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday with NCAAB lines pick them as heavy underdogs. Nebraska has not won since early January and is on a 14-game losing streak. The Wolverines are also looking to get back on track. They have lost two games in a row but college basketball odds see them snapping that at the Crisler Center on Thursday.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines 3/5/2020

When: Thursday, March 5, 6:30 PM ET
Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports 1
Stream: Sofascore

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines 3/5/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Nebraska Cornhuskers +16.5 (-110) 149 o (-115) +1300
Michigan Wolverines -16.5 (-110) 149 u (-105) -2150
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Nebraska Cornhuskers

For Nebraska, there is no way to go but up. The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been dismal this season and no reprieve is in sight. Their defense is seen to be the big problem, failing to contain opposing teams to less than 70 points. Offense leaves a lot to be desired as well. Nebraska is simply lost and head coach Fred Hoiberg has yet to come up with something to turn things around.

Players to watch: H. Cheatham G (29 GP 31.8 MIN 12.6 PTS 3.8 REB 1.4 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.2 TO 48 FG% 66.1 FT% 35 3PT%), D. Burke Jr. G (28 GP 28 MIN 12.1 PTS 3.5 REB 1.3 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 1.5 TO 40.3 FG% 55.6 FT% 29.6 3PT%), C. Mack G (28 GP 34.8 MIN 12 PTS 4.5 REB 6.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 38.6 FG% 56.9 FT% 33.9 3PT%).

Michigan Wolverines

Having dropped two games in a row, the Wolverines have a chance to finally end the losing. They hold the advantage on both ends of the floor. Offensively, they have more than one player who can light it up. Zavier Simpson and Isaiah Livers are capable of delivering points for the Wolverines. Curiously, Michigan is one of the better defensive teams this season. But that dissipated in the last two games. Things could be different Thursday. 

Players to watch: Z. Simpson G (28 GP 33.7 MIN 13 PTS 4.5 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 3.2 TO 47.6 FG% 59.6 FT% 35 3PT%), J. Teske C (29 GP 27.9 MIN 11.7 PTS 6.9 REB 1.2 AST 1 STL 1.9 BLK 1.5 TO 48 FG% 71.1 FT% 25.4 3PT%), F. Wagner G (25 GP 31.2 MIN 11.4 PTS 5.8 REB 1 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 44.8 FG% 81.3 FT% 31.7 3PT%).

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Predictions

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Nebraska Cornhuskers

Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Nebraska’s last 13 games.
Cornhuskers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Michigan.
Cornhuskers are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games against Michigan.

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan’s last 5 games.
Wolverines are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Michigan’s last 7 games against Nebraska.
Michigan is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Picks

College basketball lines see the Wolverines getting back on track. Though they have been listless the past two games, facing a worse team in Nebraska may put things in order. Michigan needs a win badly and it is expected to happen against the worst team in the Big Ten Conference

Moneyline: +1300 is set for the Cornhuskers and -2150 is set for the Wolverines.

ATS: Look for the spread of +16.5 for Nebraska and -16.5 for Michigan.

Totals: Over 149 is out for the Cornhuskers and under 149 is out for the Wolverines.

Score Prediction: 72-69, Michigan Wolverines.