Northwestern vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 7, 2021

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (7-18) visit the Northwestern Wildcats (8-14) after losing 10 road games in a row. The Wildcats are favored by 7 points in the contest, which begins at 1:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 7, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 140.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 7, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northwestern Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have compiled a 9-8-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats have a winning record against the spread when favored by 7 points or more, going 1-0 this season.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 8 of 18 games this season (44.4%).
  • The Wildcats beat Maryland 60-55 in their last contest on Wednesday. Boo Buie racked up a team-high 15 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 131 point total.

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

Northwestern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chase Audige 22 12.5 3.5 1.8 1.5 0.4 1.7
Miller Kopp 22 11.3 2.9 1.1 1.0 0.1 1.4
Pete Nance 22 11.2 6.6 1.7 0.6 0.8 1.0
Boo Buie 22 10.5 2.3 4.0 0.6 0.0 1.7
Ryan Young 22 8.0 4.7 1.4 0.5 0.4 0.0

Nebraska Betting Information

  • The Cornhuskers have generally come up short ATS this season, with a 10-13 record.
  • When they play as at least a 7-point underdog, the Cornhuskers frequently meet expectations with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • The Cornhuskers and their opponents have often not covered the over/under this season, only hitting the over in 43.5% (10) of their 23 games played.
  • In their last game, the Cornhuskers got a team-high 17 points from Kobe Webster in a 102-64 loss to Iowa on Thursday. They failed to covered the spread as 17.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 166 points to hit the over on the 155 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 22 16.4 4.7 1.7 1.3 0.0 2.0
Trey McGowens 25 10.5 3.8 2.2 1.4 0.2 1.0
Dalano Banton 25 9.9 6.2 4.0 1.0 1.0 0.8
Lat Mayen 25 8.8 4.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.8
Kobe Webster 25 7.4 1.8 1.2 0.5 0.0 1.5

Total Facts

  • In Northwestern’s matchups this season, the Wildcats and their opponents have exceeded Sunday’s total of 140.5 points 14 times (63.6% of opportunities).
  • In 14 out of Nebraska’s 25 games this year (56%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 140.7 points per game, 0.2 points more than the point total of 140.5 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 144.6 points per game, 4.1 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Wildcats have seen a 141.5 average over/under in their games this season, 1.0 point more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 3.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Cornhuskers games this season (143.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/1/2020 Nebraska Nebraska -1.5 147 -125 +102 Regular Season 81-76 NWSTRN
1/11/2020 N/A Northwestern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-57 NWSTRN
2/16/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 59-50 NEB

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