The Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-16) host the Penn State Nittany Lions (8-11) at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET on BTN. There is no line set for the game. The matchup’s over/under is 142.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:

Pick OU:
Over (142.5)

The DraftKings total for this game, 142.5 points, and the model’s projected total, 143.1 points, are only 0.6 points apart.

Prediction: Penn State 74, Nebraska 69

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Nebraska and Penn State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against + Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Cornhuskers 8-11 0-0 6-13
Nittany Lions 9-8 0-0 7-10

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Betting Tips – Shooting Stats

  • The Cornhuskers are shooting 40.5% from the field this season, 6.2 percentage points lower than the 46.7% the Nittany Lions allow to opponents.
  • Nebraska has a 2-2 straight-up record and a 3-0 record against the spread in games it shoots better than 46.7% from the field.
  • Penn State is 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall when its opponents shoot better than 40.5% from the field.
  • The Nittany Lions’ 41% shooting percentage from the field this season is 0.9 percentage points lower than the Cornhuskers have given up to their opponents (41.9%).
  • Penn State has compiled a 5-3 record against the spread and a 5-5 record overall in games when it shoots better than 41.9% from the field.
  • This season, Nebraska has a 5-3 record against the spread and a 4-5 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 41% from the field.
  • The Cornhuskers’ 32.3% three-point shooting percentage this season is just 0.9 percentage points lower than opponents of the Nittany Lions have shot from beyond the arc (33.2%).
  • Nebraska has a 5-5 record against the spread and a 2-9 record overall when the team makes more than 33.2% of its shots from three-point range.
  • Penn State has a 6-3 record against the spread while going 4-6 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 32.3% from deep.
  • The Nittany Lions’ three-point shooting percentage this season (34.4%) is just 2.8 percentage points higher than opponents of the Cornhuskers are averaging (31.6%).
  • Penn State is 6-4 against the spread and 5-7 overall when shooting over 31.6% as a team from three-point range.
  • Nebraska has a 6-7 ATS record and a 4-10 straight-up record this season when it knocks down more than 34.4% of its three-point shots.
  • When Penn State makes more threes than its opponents, it is 9-5 against the spread and 6-9 overall. When Nebraska is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 2-7 ATS and 1-9 straight up.

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