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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers 03/01/2021 Previews, Basketball Betting & Predictions
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers 03/01/2021 – It’s time for the Big 10 Conference play to get underway as Rutgers Scarlet Knights take on Nebraska Cornhuskers from Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Knights are just another average team in the Big 10 play as they secured the eighth position for now. Nebraska Cornhuskers turned out to be a lost cause after losing most of their games. The Cornhuskers are holding the last position and they have a long way to ascend the Big 10 list. The college basketball odds and predictions have made things easy for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers 03/01/2021
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers Scarlet Knights split their 18 conference games on the season and they are 13-9 with their overall play. The Knights managed to defeat Indiana in their last game with a final score of 74-63. Their victory broke their two-game losing streak and they look forward to continuing their success. From the offensive end, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are touching an average of 71 points per game. Rutgers is shooting at an average of close to 46 percent from their field goal attempts. The Knights have plenty of room for improvement from their overall play.
Players to watch: R. Harper Jr. G (GP 21 MIN 32.2 PTS 15.7 REB 6 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.6 TO 1 FG% 45.3 FT% 73.5), J. Young G (GP 22 MIN 29 PTS 14.2 REB 1.9 AST 3.4 STL 1.7 BLK 0 TO 2.9 FG% 46.6 FT% 72.2), G. Baker G (GP 19 MIN 30.4 PTS 10.5 REB 3.3 AST 3.2 STL 1.3 BLK 0.5 TO 1.4 FG% 42.1 FT% 72.7).
Nebraska Cornhuskers won just two of their 16 conference games. The Cornhuskers are holding a 7-14 overall record on the season. In their last outing, they managed to defeat Illinois Fighting Illini with a final score of 86-70. It was a much-needed victory for Nebraska, but not enough to make it past their opponents. From their field goal attempts, the Cornhuskers are touching an average of close to 42 percent. Their three-point shooting is worse at close to 34 per on average per game.
Players to watch: T. Allen G (GP 22 MIN 27.2 PTS 16.4 REB 4.7 AST 1.7 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 2.5 FG% 44.7 FT% 69.1), T. McGowens G (GP 23 MIN 28.6 PTS 10.7 REB 3.9 AST 2.1 STL 1.5 BLK 0.1 TO 2.3 FG% 38.8 FT% 63), D. Banton G (GP 23 MIN 28.3 PTS 9.9 REB 6.1 AST 4.1 STL 1 BLK 1 TO 2.4 FG% 40.9 FT% 64.6).
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Predictions
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nebraska’s last 5 games.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Picks
Based on the bet on sports sites, the Cornhuskers will not stand a chance against the Scarlet Knights. Nebraska is too weak with their defensive unit to prevent the Knights from scoring. Back Scarlet to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Knights is -302 while the Cornhuskers hold an ML of +263.
Spread: -6.5 (-107) is the spread for the Knights and +6.5 (-107) is the spread for the Cornhuskers.
Totals: The total will go over 137.5 (-107) for Rutgers and the same will go under for the Cornhuskers.
Score Prediction: 72-60, Knights win.