Michigan State vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 6, 2021

A pair of sliding teams square off when the Michigan State Spartans (8-7) host the Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-8) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 6:30 PM ET. The Cornhuskers are big, 11.5-point underdogs as they attempt to end a four-game losing streak against the Spartans, who have lost four straight. The matchup has an over/under of 145.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Michigan State Betting Information

  • With a mark of 3-9, the Spartans have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 11.5 points, the Spartans are 0-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 6 of 12 Michigan State games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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

Michigan State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Aaron Henry 15 13.9 5.7 3.5 1.5 1.4 0.9
Joey Hauser 15 11.2 7.5 1.8 0.5 0.2 1.4
Joshua Langford 14 9.3 2.1 1.9 0.4 0.2 1.5
Rocket Watts 15 8.9 1.5 3.1 0.0 0.0 1.0
Gabe Brown 12 7.5 1.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 1.5

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times and failing to cover seven times.
  • For the third time this season, the Cornhuskers are at least a 11.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Seven of Nebraska’s 11 games (63.6%) this season have not covered the over/under.
  • The Cornhuskers fell 84-76 to Indiana in their last outing on Sunday. Teddy Allen totaled a team-high 21 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 138.5 point total.

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

Nebraska Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Teddy Allen 12 18.4 5.1 1.3 1.8 0.1 2.3
Dalano Banton 12 12.6 6.8 5.1 1.3 0.9 0.9
Trey McGowens 12 11.3 4.2 1.8 1.3 0.1 1.2
Kobe Webster 12 7.8 1.7 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.4
Lat Mayen 12 7.3 4.8 0.8 0.5 0.7 1.6

Total Facts

  • Michigan State and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 145 total in seven out of 15 games (46.7%) this year.
  • In seven out of Nebraska’s 12 games this year (58.3%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147.6 points per game, 2.6 points more than the over/under of 145 for this game.
  • The 146.7 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 1.7 more than the 145 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Spartans games is 145, identical to the over/under of 145 for this contest.
  • Cornhuskers games have a total points bet of 149.3 points this season, 4.3 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 Michigan State Nebraska -8 151.5 -387 +297 Regular Season 84-77 MICHST
2/20/2020 Michigan State Nebraska -12 150.5 -922 +572 Regular Season 86-65 MICHST
3/5/2019 N/A Michigan State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 91-76 MICHST
1/17/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-64 MICHST

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