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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Iowa Hawkeyes at Bob Devaney Sports Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Cornhuskers sit at 12-14 (12-11-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Hawkeyes are currently 17-9 (14-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Nebraska is 11-11 OU, and Iowa is 9-12-1 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cornhuskers as 5.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 210 (Cornhuskers) and the No. 29 (Hawkeyes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-60 result in favor of the Hawkeyes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nebraska's No. 333-ranked offense, averaging 58.8 PPG, against a Hawkeyes defense that ranks No. 110 at 63.7 PPG. The Cornhuskers field goal percentage has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Hawkeyes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
Defensively, Iowa features the nation's No. 214-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 326 nationally in scoring at home.
Iowa was a 72-51 winner in its last match at home against Minnesota. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. The battle between the Hawkeyes and Golden Gophers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Minnesota was handed a 72-51 defeat on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Nebraska was a 73-64 loser in their most recent outing at home against Michigan State. They earned a push of the 9-point spread as underdogs. Nebraska got 28 points from Dylan Talley on the way to a 73-64 loss against Michigan State on Saturday at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Purdue are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 1-9
After a win are 7-3
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Wisconsin are 3-1
After playing Michigan State are 0-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Hawkeyes at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Nebraska is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Nebraska is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Iowa home to Purdue, Wednesday, February 27
Nebraska at Wisconsin, Tuesday, February 26