Nebraska vs Penn State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-16) host the Penn State Nittany Lions (8-11) at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday, February 23 at 8:00 PM ET on BTN. Penn State is a  favorite and the matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights 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.

Betting Odds

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-11
  • In 31.6% of its games this season (6/19), Nebraska and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Cornhuskers got a team-high 10 points from Shamiel Stevenson in a 75-58 loss to Purdue on Saturday. They failed to covered the spread as 7-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 133 points to fall short of the 137.5 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 19 16.5 4.8 1.5 1.3 0.1 2.0
Dalano Banton 20 10.4 6.5 4.5 1.1 1.1 0.9
Trey McGowens 20 10.1 3.9 2.0 1.4 0.1 1.0
Lat Mayen 20 8.4 4.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.7
Kobe Webster 20 7.0 1.7 1.0 0.5 0.1 1.4

Penn State Betting Information

  • Penn State has routinely covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 9-8.
  • The Nittany Lions and their opponents have often not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 41.2% (7) of their 17 games played.
  • In the Nittany Lions most recent game on Sunday, Myreon Jones scored a team-high 11 points in a 74-68 loss to Iowa. They covered the spread as 10-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 142 points to go under the 157 point total.

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

Penn State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Myreon Jones 19 14.9 2.8 1.9 1.4 0.1 2.3
Izaiah Brockington 19 13.5 4.6 1.9 1.0 0.3 0.6
Seth Lundy 19 10.5 3.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 1.7
John Harrar 19 8.9 8.5 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.0
Sam Sessoms 18 8.8 1.8 2.2 1.2 0.1 0.9

Total Facts

  • Nebraska’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (142.5 points) in 10 out of 20 opportunities (50% of matchups).
  • In Penn State’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup total in 10 out of 19 matchups (52.6%).
  • The Cornhuskers average 68.8 points per game against the Nittany Lions’ 72.7, totaling 1.0 point under the matchup’s point total of 142.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 146.4 points per game, 3.9 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Cornhuskers games is 1.0 points fewer than the over/under of 142.5 points in this matchup.
  • Nittany Lions games have a total points bet of 146.4 points this season, 3.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/14/2021 Penn State Penn State -11 146.5 -674 +475 Regular Season 61-60 PENNST
2/1/2020 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-64 PENNST
2/19/2019 N/A Penn State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 95-71 PENNST
1/10/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-64 NEB

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