Penn State vs Nebraska: Big Ten Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The No. 11 seed Penn State Nittany Lions (11-12) are favored by  in the Big Ten Tournament against the No. 14 seed Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-20) on Wednesday at Lucas Oil Stadium, beginning at 9:00 PM ET on BTN. The winner takes another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Penn State Betting Information

  • The Nittany Lions have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 11-10.
  • The Nittany Lions have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • Only 9 of 21 Penn State games this season (42.9%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Nittany Lions beat Maryland 66-61 and covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, while going under the 135.5 point total in their last contest on Sunday. Seth Lundy scored a team-high 31 points in the victory.

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 23 15.5 2.8 1.9 1.3 0.1 2.4
Izaiah Brockington 23 12.7 4.7 1.7 0.9 0.3 0.5
Seth Lundy 23 10.3 4.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.7
John Harrar 23 9.0 8.4 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.0
Myles Dread 21 7.7 2.0 1.0 0.7 0.2 2.0

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska holds a losing record ATS this season, covering 11 times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • The Cornhuskers manage a 2-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 6.5-point underdog.
  • 45.8% of Nebraska’s 24 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Cornhuskers lost to Northwestern 79-78 but covered the spread as 7-point underdogs, while going over the 140.5 point total on Sunday in their most recent game. Kobe Webster racked up a team-high 23 points in the loss.

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 26 10.7 3.9 2.3 1.3 0.2 1.1
Dalano Banton 26 9.7 6.0 4.0 1.0 0.9 0.8
Lat Mayen 26 8.7 4.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.8
Kobe Webster 26 8.0 1.7 1.3 0.5 0.0 1.7

Total Facts

  • Penn State and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 146.5 total in 11 out of 23 games (47.8%) this season.
  • In 50% of Nebraska’s games this season (13 of 26), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 146.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the contest of 146.5 is 3.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Nittany Lions (72.6 points per game) and the Cornhuskers (70 points per game).
  • This matchup’s over/under is 0.9 fewer points than the 147.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Nittany Lions games is 0.8 points fewer than the over/under of 146.5 points in this matchup.
  • Cornhuskers games have an over/under of 144.3 points this season, 2.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/23/2021 Penn State Nebraska -6.5 145 -283 +223 Regular Season 86-83 PENNST
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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