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Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

Iowa HawkeyesNebraska Cornhuskers
Feb 29, 9:00 PM | Bob Devaney Sports Center

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Odds

15-14TEAM RECORD12-15

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Hawkeyes at Bob Devaney Sports Center in NCAAB action.

Supporters of the Hawkeyes have watched them go 15-14 and 13-11 ATS on the year, while the Cornhuskers are at 12-15 and 9-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Cornhuskers are 12-10-1, while the Hawkeyes have a 14-9-1 mark.

View Iowa vs Nebraska Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Hawkeyes are listed as 1.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 250-rated Cornhuskers and the No. 202-ranked Hawkeyes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-64 result in favor of the Hawkeyes.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nebraska's No. 309 nationally ranked offense (60.9 points per game) against a Hawkeyes defense that sits as the No. 284 at 71.7 PPG. The Cornhuskers have been averaging 43.1% from the field, less than the Hawkeyes have managed so far this season (45% on average).

Defensively, Iowa features the nation's No. 322-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.3 points per game. Nebraska, meanwhile, comes in at No. 318 nationally in scoring at home.

Iowa was a 65-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Iowa got 22 points from Matt Gatens but lost anyway, 65-54, to Illinois on Sunday at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.

In their last action, Nebraska was a 62-34 loser on the road against Michigan State. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as underdogs. Nebraska was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Michigan State and falling by a 62-34 score at Breslin Center.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Northwestern are 1-9
After playing Illinois are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Michigan State are 0-1
After a loss are 4-6

A few Hawkeyes at Cornhuskers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Iowa's last 14 games on the road
Iowa is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nebraska's last 6 games at home
Nebraska is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Nebraska is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Nebraska is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Iowa home to Northwestern, Saturday, March 3
Nebraska at Minnesota, Saturday, March 3