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Nebraska Cornhuskers Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Iowa Hawkeyes

Nebraska Cornhuskers


Iowa Hawkeyes
Monday, January 05, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Nebraska takes to the basketball court against Iowa on Monday, hoping to send the Hawkeyes to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Iowa Hawkeyes betting line as -11-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-4 so far on the season, and 7-6 ATS vs the number. The Nebraska Cornhuskers, meanwhile, are 8-5 and 2-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Iowa go 1-8 and the Nebraska Cornhuskers go 3-5 on betting totals.

This game puts the Iowa Hawkeyes, most recently No. 51 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who rate No. 138 in the latest survey.

How Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Nebraska is ranked No. 143 in NCAA basketball at 35.15 per game. Contrast that with Iowa's No. 19 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Iowa is the No. 141-ranked team in the country at 6.14 per game, while Nebraska rates No. 164 at 5.85 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nebraska suffered a 70-65 loss against Indiana on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Terran Petteway in a losing effort at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Hawkeyes got 18 points from Jarrod Uthoff as Iowa ran past Ohio State 71-65 on Tuesday at Value City Arena.

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Odds Trends

Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Nebraska is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nebraska's last 5 games
Nebraska is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Iowa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska home to Rutgers, Thursday, January 8th
Iowa at Michigan State, Thursday, January 8th