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Picks, predictions for Maryland vs. Nebraska on Sunday, February 19

The Terrapins look to carry the momentum of Thursday’s upset of Purdue into today’s road matchup at the Cornhuskers.

Purdue v Maryland Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images

We have Sunday evening action in the Big Ten today as the Maryland Terrapins head to corn country to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 5 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE, and will air on FS1

Let’s take a look at the odds and lines on DraftKings Sportsbook and make some picks.

Maryland vs. Nebraska odds

Spread: Maryland -5
Over/Under: 135.5
Moneyline: Maryland -215, Nebraska +185

Maryland (18-8, 9-6 Big Ten) scored a massive home upset on Thursday, taking down first-place Purdue in a 68-54 rout. The Terrapins locked down the Boilermakers defensively in the second half and a 13-0 run proved to be the difference in the win. They also surprisingly dominated on the boards, out-rebounding the Zach Edey-led team 35-23. Jahmir Young had 20 points and five rebounds in the victory.

Nebraska (13-14, 6-10 Big Ten) has shown some signs of life late in the season with two straight victories, last taking down Rutgers 82-72 on Tuesday. The Cornhuskers shot an excellent 74.1% from two and 58.2% from the field overall, pulling away from the Scarlet Knights in the second half to pick up the dub. Sam Griesel had a strong night with 12 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists in the win.

The Pick: Maryland -5

Maryland has mostly handled its business against the weaker opponents on its schedule and should be able to carry its momentum from Thursday into a comfortable road victory this afternoon. Nebraska shot the lights out against Rutgers earlier in the week and that will be a difficult task against a Terps defense that ranks 36th in effective field goal percentage. Take the turtles to cover here.