Ohio State vs Nebraska Prediction, Odds & Props (Jan. 23)

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  • Nebraska looks to amended connected a 12-1 location grounds erstwhile it hosts Ohio State connected Tuesday
  • The Buckeyes haven’t won a existent roadworthy crippled yet this season
  • See nan Ohio State vs Nebraska odds, predictions, and subordinate props for Jan. 23

Long an afterthought successful Big Ten basketball, Fred Hoiberg’s Nebraska Cornhuskers (14-5, 12-1 home, 11-8 ATS) are forcing nan convention to return announcement this season. On Tuesday night, they person different chance to build connected a sparkling 12-1 grounds astatine Pinnacle Bank Arena erstwhile they big nan Ohio State Buckeyes (13-5, 0-3 away, ATS).

Oddsmakers database nan Huskers are 3.5-point location favorites successful Tuesday’s college hoops odds.

Ohio State vs Nebraska Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Ohio State Buckeyes +3.5 (-110) +140 O  149 (-110)
Nebraska Cornhuskers -3.5 (-110) -165 U 149 (-110)

On nan moneyline, Nebraska is simply a -165 favourite pinch Ohio State coming backmost astatine +140 to triumph its first existent roadworthy crippled of nan season. With 2 top-40 offenses squaring off, nan crippled full is astatine a comparatively precocious 149, moreover though neither squad plays astatine a terribly accelerated tempo.

Odds arsenic of Jan. 23 connected nan Caesars Sportsbook app. Claim a Caesars Sportsbook promo to wager connected Ohio State vs Nebraska connected Jan. 23. 

Nebraska Dominant astatine Home This Season

Just complete halfway done nan season, nan Huskers person compiled a Tournament-worthy resume which includes wins complete then-#1 Purdue (88-72) and Michigan State (77-70), on pinch a true-road triumph complete Kansas State arsenic 4.5-point underdogs.

Nebraska’s only location nonaccomplishment this play came against bitter in-state rival Creighton successful a rout (89-60) erstwhile they changeable a frigid 2-of-22 from 3 (9.1%).

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Hoiberg’s 2 prized offseason transportation acquisitions – defender Brice Williams (Charlotte) and guardant Rienk Mast (Bradley) – person fixed nan squad a boost astatine some ends of nan court.  Williams is 2nd connected nan squad successful scoring (13.3 PPG) and assists (2.7 APG), while Mast is 3rd successful scoring (12.5 PPG), first successful rebounding (8.4 RPG) and first successful assists (3.0 APG).

Ohio State Struggling Outside of Columbus

The Buckeyes person a coagulated 13-5 grounds which includes a neutral-court triumph complete Alabama (92-81) and they really complaint higher than Nebraska astatine some KenPom (44th vs 49th) and Torvik (32nd vs 47th), but they are 0-for-3 successful existent roadworthy games this season, losing astatine Penn State (83-80), Indiana (71-65), and Michigan (73-65).

Ohio State had mislaid 3 consecutive – including a 71-60 location nonaccomplishment to Wisconsin – heading into Saturday’s rematch pinch Penn State successful Columbus. The Buckeyes cruised to a 79-67 triumph propelled by a 16-0 tally to commencement nan game.

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The triumph complete nan Nittanies came successful spite of a sadistic nighttime from starring scorer Bruce Thornton (16.0 PPG), who was conscionable 1-of-9 from nan section for 3 points. Sophomore defender Evan Mahaffey picked up nan slack, scoring a career-high 16 connected 6-of-9 shooting.

Ohio State’s spot is connected nan glass. The squad ranks 29th retired of each 362 DI teams successful violative rebound percentage. But they don’t make nan astir of their 2nd chances, shooting conscionable 34.4% from 3 (140th) and 50.6% from 2 (163rd).

OSU vs NEB Player Props

Player Points Rebounds Assists Three-Pointers Made
Brice Williams (NEB) 12.5 (Ov -125 | Un -105) 5.5 (Ov -110 | Un -120) 2.5 (Ov +145 | Un -190) 1.5 (Ov +130 | Un -165)
Bruce Thornton (OSU) 15.5 (Ov -105 | Un -125) 3.5 (Ov +105 | Un -135) 4.5 (Ov +115 | Un -145) 1.5 (Ov -185 | Un +140)
Jamison Battle (OSU) 14.5 (Ov -125 | Un -105) 5.5 (Ov -110 | Un -115) OFF 2.5 (Ov +110 | Un -140)
Keisei Tominaga (NEB) 14.5 (Ov -140 | Un +110) 2.5 (Ov +130 | Un -165) OFF 1.5 (Ov -190 | Un +145)
Rienk Mast (NEB) 13.5 (Ov -115 | Un -115) 7.5 (Ov -110 | Un -120) 2.5 (Ov +120 | Un -155) 0.5 (Ov -175 | Un +135)
Roddy Gayle Jr (OSU) 12.5 (Ov -135 | Un +105) 4.5 (Ov +110 | Un -145) 2.5 (Ov +140 | Un -185) 1.5 (Ov +180 | Un -235)

Player props from nan DraftKings Sportsbook app

The over/under constituent totals are each clustered successful nan 12.5 to 15.5 range, which is to beryllium expected based connected nan statistics. No 1 connected either squad averages much than 16.0 PPG, while some teams person 3 players averaging astatine slightest 12.5 PPG. Nebraska’s Rienk Mast has nan highest rebound full successful nan college hoops subordinate props astatine 7.5

Ohio State vs Nebraska Prediction

Nebraska’s 12-1 location grounds cannot and should not beryllium ignored, particularly successful ray of nan truth that its only location nonaccomplishment was to its in-state neighbour (i.e. nan slightest homey location crippled they’ll spot each season).

When you adhd successful nan truth that Ohio State is 0-3 successful existent roadworthy games (against 3 teams that beryllium extracurricular KenPom’s apical 75: Penn State, Indiana, Michigan), a play connected nan Huskers’ moneyline astatine -165 stands retired arsenic a coagulated bet.

Ohio State vs Nebraska picks:

  • Nebraska moneyline (-165) – 2 units
  • Rienk Mast complete 7.5 rebounds (-110)

Sascha Paruk’s 2023-24 NCAAM betting record:

  • ATS: 13-12 (-0.21 units)
  • Moneyline: 0-2 (-2.00 units)
  • Player props: 1-2 (-1.13 units)

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