The Indiana Hoosiers and the Nebraska Cornhuskers meet for the second time this season in a 6 p.m. ET Big Ten matchup on Monday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. All six of Nebraska's wins have come at home this season, while the Hoosiers are 12-4 overall but winless in all four of their road games. Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis was the top scorer for the Hoosiers in their earlier victory with 14 points, but for the season, he averages 19.3 points to go with 8.9 rebounds per game.
The Hoosiers are favored by 8.5 points in the latest Nebraska vs. Indiana odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 146. Before entering any Indiana vs. Nebraska picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Nebraska vs. Indiana spread: Indiana -8.5
- Nebraska vs. Indiana over-under: 146 points
What you need to know about Nebraska
Nebraska has suffered some lopsided defeats this season, including its last game against Purdue last Friday, when the Boilermakers won, 92-65. Keisei Tominaga led all Nebraska players with 11 points in just 16 minutes on the floor. Guard C.J. Wilcher scored 10 points off the bench, and Alonzo Verge Jr. was the only other player on the team to reach double-figures with 10 points and three rebounds.
The Huskers have had one of the country's worst scoring defenses this season, and opponents have averaged 79.2 points against them this season. If there is one thing Nebraska has been reasonably successful at, it's been creating turnovers, and the Huskers average 7.8 steals per game. Verge has been the team's best defender on that front, and averages 1.5 steals per contest.
What you need to know about Indiana
Indiana came up short against the Iowa Hawkeyes this past Thursday, 83-74. Jackson-Davis posted a double-double in the losing effort on 18 points and 11 rebounds in addition to five blocks. Forward Race Thompson also had a decent showing with 13 points, five rebounds and two assists. Guard Trey Galloway pitched in with 10 points off the bench, but it wasn't enough to close the gap on Iowa.
Indiana has been one of the nation's best rebounding teams this season, collecting 39.9 per game. The Hoosiers have been particularly effective on the defensive glass, and have the country's fifth-best average of 30.4 defensive boards. Jackson-Davis is the team's leading rebounder, but Thompson also has been effective, with 7.6 total rebounds per outing.
How to make Nebraska vs. Indiana picks
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