Betting on today's Wolverines and Cornhuskers game? Catch the action at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE, as the Cornhuskers hosts this showdown at 6:30 ET on BTN. This Big Ten conference matchup has an over/under of 149.5 points, and Nebraska is favored to win by -9.5 at home vs. Michigan.

MICHIGAN WOLVERINES VS NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Michigan Wolverines +9.5

This game will be played at Pinnacle Bank Arena at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE MICHIGAN WOLVERINES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cornhuskers.
  • Even though we have Nebraska winning straight-up, we like Michigan at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Michigan Stun the Crowd at Pinnacle Bank Arena?

Michigan is coming off a 72-68 win over Wisconsin, and they are 8-15 overall, including a 3-9 mark in Big Ten play. On the road, the Wolverines are 2-5, and they have lost four straight away from home.

For the season, Michigan has been an underdog 10 times, going 3-7 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -5.9, and they are 2-8 in their last 10 road games.

Michigan's ATS record this season is just 6-16, including a 2-5 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Wolverines are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 149.5 is very similar to the average over/under line in Michigan's games this season (149.4). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and the average scoring total is 136 points.

In their recent matchup, the Michigan offense ended with 72 points against Wisconsin. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45.1% and made 7 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Wolverines offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 23.3 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 46%.

So far, the Wolverines' defense is ranked 297th in the country at 78.3 points per contest. In today's game vs. Nebraska, the Michigan defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Michigan made 19 free-throws vs. the Wolverines.

Will Nebraska Come Through as Home Favorites?

Nebraska has been dominant at home this season, going 14-1 with an average scoring margin of +12.8 points per game. They have won eight straight games at home and are 13-1 when favored this season.

Overall, Nebraska is 16-8, including a 6-6 record in Big Ten play. They are coming off a loss to Northwestern, 80-68, and have gone 3-0 in their last three games at home.

Nebraska has been solid against the spread this season, going 13-9-1. At home, they are 11-3-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Cornhuskers have gone 7-3 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 149.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Nebraska's games this season (146.7). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 156 points.

In their latest game, Nebraska offense put up 68 points against Northwestern. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.8% and made 6 threes. Juwan Gary was the leading scorer for the Cornhuskers, putting up 15 points. In addition, Brice Williams contributed 13 points.

On the defensive side, Nebraska is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.3 points per game. Nebraska's three-point defense is currently 223rd in the country at 8.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.6% of their shots vs. Nebraska.