Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Prediction 12/16/18

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers (8-2) will go head-to-head against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-5) at Sanford Pentagon. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Cowboys lost a close one to the Charlotte 49ers, 66-64, while the Cornhuskers dismantled the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, 106-37.

Nebraska played a perfect game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.659 and a turnover percentage of 12.1. Mississippi Valley State had marks of 0.199 and 20.2, respectively, for those same stats. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (21.6 vs. 28.5). Oklahoma State was led by Cameron McGriff, who had 17 points and six rebounds. James Palmer Jr. had a good outing for Nebraska, recording 17 points and five assists.

Oklahoma State might have a difficult time scoring as they battle against one of the country’s best defenses. Since the 2017-18 season, Nebraska ranks eighth in defensive efficiency while the Cowboys rank 141st in offensive efficiency.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Nebraska, ATS Winner – Nebraska, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Nebraska ranks sixth in assists allowed per game (11.6) while Oklahoma State ranks 106th (12.7).
  • The Cornhuskers average 36.4 rebounds per game, which ranks 87th in the country. The Cowboys rank 153rd in rebounds allowed per game (35.2).
  • Nebraska averages 5.5 blocks per game, which is ranked 13th in the NCAA. Oklahoma State ranks 55th in blocks allowed per game (2.8).
  • The Cornhuskers average 6.6 steals per game, which ranks 22nd in the NCAA. The Cowboys rank 115th in steals allowed per game (6.3).
  • Nebraska ranks third in three pointers allowed per game (17.8) while Oklahoma State ranks 86th (20.9).