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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes 01/14/2020 Picks, Previews and Predictions
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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes 01/14/2020 –The Ohio State Buckeyes are on a four-game losing streak and they hope to end their woes with a win at home. They will be hosting the Nebraska Cornhuskers at the Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Fox Sports 1 will televise the game at 6:30 pm and SofaScore is going to have the match available to watch on live streaming. In this match, Ohio State is expected to dominate Nebraska according to NCAAB Point Spread Picks and it is easy to see since the Cornhuskers have not won any game on the road.
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes 01/14/2020
Nebraska Cornhuskers are coming off a loss against Northwestern Wildcats by five points. In that game, the team shot a lowly 31% from the field and 55% from the free-throw line which cost them the game. Cameron Mack was the team leader in points with 11 and he has 10 rebounds and 7 assists to go with it. He also shot 4-of-13 from the field and had three turnovers. Haanif Cheatham also had a subpar night as he was 4-of-12 from the field to finish with 10 points. Dachon Burke had it worse as he did 3-fo-14. Other players that had production were Thonrir Thorbjanarson with 5 points, seven rebounds and two assists while Kevin Cross chimed in with 9 points. Against the Buckeyes, they should try to spread out the floor as their three-point shooting was horrible as well. Shot selection is also a key for the Cornhuskers.
Players to watch: H. Cheatham G (16 GP 33.3 MIN 13.1 PTS 4.3 REB 1.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.2 TO 50.7 FG% 64.3 FT% 36.6 3P%), C. Mack G (16 GP 35.2 MIN 12.7 PTS 4.9 REB 6.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 42.5 FG% 57.6 FT% 34.3 3P%), D. Burke Jr. G (16 GP 28.2 MIN 11.9 PTS 4 REB 1.2 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 38.8 FG% 54.4 FT% 31.8 3P%).
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Ohio State Buckeyes have dropped their last four games and the last one was an 8-point defeat against the Indiana Hoosiers. The Wesson brothers led the way as Andre had 15 points seven rebounds and two assists. He also dropped five triples in this match. Kaleb Wesson had a double-double in 11 points and ten rebounds but he went 3-of-11 in this game. DJ Carton was off and had seven turnovers in this match. CJ Walker only had 7 points, four rebounds and two steals while shooting 3-of-11 as well. This game against Nebraska will give them the chance to find the chinks of their armor and find ways to improve the chemistry.
Players to watch: K. Wesson F (16 GP 27.5 MIN 14.5 PTS 9.3 REB 2 AST 0.4 STL 1.2 BLK 2.7 TO 44.1 FG% 75 FT% 42.6 3P%), D. Washington Jr. G (14 GP 22.4 MIN 10.7 PTS 2.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 43.1 FG% 84 FT% 43.9 3P%), D.J. Carton G (16 GP 23.3 MIN 10 PTS 2.6 REB 2.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 48.3 FG% 71.4 FT% 40.9 3P%).
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Predictions
Cornhuskers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Buckeyes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Picks
It is hard to see the Buckeyes lose this game at home as they are 9-2 at the Value City Arena. The Cornhuskers are the big underdogs in this game according to Online Betting and it will be a long night for them on the road.
Moneyline: A very huge ML is given to the Cornhuskers with a whopping +1585 if they win over the Buckeyes. On the other side, Ohio State is at -2085.
ATS: It is a very wide 18 points that separate the Cornhuskers and Buckeyes. Nebraska is at +18 while the Buckeyes are on the far end of the line with -18.
TOTALS: The total handed for this game is at 139 points with the Buckeyes going under and the Cornhuskers are the team on the opposite turn.
Score Prediction: 80-61, Buckeyes win.