Purdue vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-15) are 7-point underdogs as they look to break a 12-game losing streak when they host the Purdue Boilermakers (14-8) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The game airs at 5:30 PM ET on BTN. The over/under for the matchup is set at 136.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Purdue Betting Information

  • Purdue is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-8-1.
  • The Boilermakers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 7 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • In 52.6% of its games this season (10/19), Purdue and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Boilermakers took down Michigan State 75-65 and covered the spread as 5.5-point favorites, while going over the 136 point total in their last contest on Tuesday. Trevion Williams scored a team-high 28 points in the victory.

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

Purdue Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevion Williams 22 16.4 9.4 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.0
Eric Hunter Jr. 18 10.0 2.5 3.1 1.1 0.1 1.1
Sasha Stefanovic 19 9.5 2.7 2.2 0.6 0.1 2.2
Brandon Newman 22 9.1 3.4 1.4 0.9 0.5 1.5
Jaden Ivey 17 8.6 3.3 1.9 0.5 0.4 0.6

Nebraska Betting Information

  • With an 8-10 record ATS, Nebraska has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • The Cornhuskers achieve a 2-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 7-point underdog.
  • 33.3% of Nebraska’s 18 games this season have topped the over/under.
  • The Cornhuskers lost 79-71 to Maryland in their last outing on Wednesday. Teddy Allen scored a team-high 22 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 10.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 134.5 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 18 17.1 5.0 1.5 1.4 0.1 2.1
Dalano Banton 19 10.8 6.5 4.6 1.1 1.1 0.9
Trey McGowens 19 10.1 4.0 1.9 1.5 0.1 0.9
Lat Mayen 19 8.6 4.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.7
Kobe Webster 19 6.8 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • In Purdue’s matchups this season, the Boilermakers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s over/under of 136 points 13 times (59.1% of opportunities).
  • In 68.4% of Nebraska’s games this season (13 of 19), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 136-point over/under.
  • The Boilermakers average 70.6 points per game against the Cornhuskers’ 69.4, amounting to four points over the game’s total of 136.
  • These two teams give up a combined 139.2 points per game, 3.2 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Boilermakers have seen a 137.3 over/under in their games this season, 1.3 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 5.9 points separates the average total points bet in Cornhuskers games (141.9 points) and this game’s over/under (136 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/15/2019 Purdue Nebraska -12.5 138 -1019 +641 Regular Season 70-56 NEB
2/23/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-72 PURDUE
2/9/2019 N/A Purdue N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-62 PURDUE

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