The Oklahoma Sooners will try to extend their three-game winning streak when they face the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Thursday afternoon as part of the 2022 ESPN Events Invitational. This will be the first meeting between these teams since 2011. The winner will face the winner of Thursday night’s game between Memphis and Seton Hall.
Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. ET. The Sooners are favored by 6.5 points in the latest Nebraska vs. Oklahoma odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 130.5. Before entering any Oklahoma vs. Nebraska picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Nebraska vs. Oklahoma spread: Oklahoma -6.5
- Nebraska vs. Oklahoma over/under: 130 points
- Nebraska vs. Oklahoma money line: Nebraska +230, Oklahoma -280
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Why Nebraska can cover
Nebraska has gotten off to a solid start this season, with its lone loss coming as a sizeable road underdog at St. John’s last week. The Cornhuskers have won their other three games, including an 82-58 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. They trailed 39-36 at halftime before shooting 57% in the second half, outscoring the Golden Lions 46-19.
Senior guard Sam Griesel leads Nebraska with 13.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. Sophomore guard C.J. Wilcher and junior guard Keisei Tominaga are both scoring in double figures as well. Nebraska has covered the spread in six of its last nine games, while Oklahoma has only covered once in its last five games.
Why Oklahoma can cover
Oklahoma opened the season with a narrow loss to Sam Houston…