Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers: 3/4/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 4, 2021

A game after he scored 25 points in a 72-51 win over Rutgers, Lat Mayen leads the Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-18) on the road against the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes (18-7) as 16.5-point underdogs. The matchup, which starts at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021, airs on BTN. The matchup has a point total of 151.5.

Betting Information

Iowa vs Nebraska Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Iowa -16.5 -110 -110 151.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Iowa vs Nebraska
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Nebraska (+16.5) Under (151.5) Iowa 82 Nebraska 67

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Total Facts

  • The Hawkeyes and their opponents have combined for 151.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 16 of 25 outings (64%) this year.
  • In eight of 24 opportunities (33.3%) this year, Nebraska has combined with its opponents to score more than 151.5 points.
  • The Hawkeyes and the Cornhuskers combine to average 3.2 more points per game than the over/under of 151.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 145.4 points per game, 6.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
  • The average point total for Hawkeyes games this season is 5.6 more points than the over/under of 151.5 in this matchup.
  • Cornhuskers games this season have averaged a total of 142.9 points, 8.6 less than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Hawkeyes average 11.7 more points per game (84.7) than the Cornhuskers give up (73).
  • Iowa is 17-4 overall and 12-0 against the spread when scoring more than 73 points.
  • When Nebraska gives up more than 84.7 points, it is 1-3 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • The Cornhuskers put up an average of 70 points per game, only 2.4 fewer points than the 72.4 the Hawkeyes allow.
  • Nebraska is 5-0 against the spread and 5-4 overall when it scores more than 72.4 points.
  • Iowa is 5-9 against the spread and 8-6 overall when it gives up more than 70 points.
  • The Hawkeyes have totaled 307 more points than their opponents this season (12.3 per game on average), while the Cornhuskers have been out-scored by 72 total points (three per game average differential).

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Iowa Betting Information

  • The Hawkeyes have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 13-11 record.
  • The Hawkeyes have posted a winning record of 2-1 against the spread when the spread is -16.5 or bigger.
  • Iowa has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 11 times in 24 contests (45.8%).

Nebraska Betting Information

  • The Cornhuskers have a losing record against the spread, going 11-12 ATS (covering just 47.8% of the time).
  • In most of Nebraska’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (9 out of 23 games, 39.1%).

Head to Head

Iowa vs Nebraska (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 96-72 IOWA
1/7/2020 Iowa -8.5 156.5 -422 +316 Regular Season 76-70 NEB
3/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-91 NEB
1/6/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-84 IOWA

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Iowa Leaders

  • Luka Garza leads the Hawkeyes in scoring and rebounding, tallying 24.3 points and 8.4 boards per game.
  • Jordan Bohannon leads Iowa in assists, averaging 4.5 per game while also scoring 9.7 points per contest.
  • Joe Wieskamp connects on more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Hawkeyes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a rate of 2.5 per outing.
  • Wieskamp is the Hawkeyes leader in steals, averaging 1.1 steals per game, while Garza leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

Nebraska Leaders

  • Dalano Banton paces the Cornhuskers in rebounds and assists with 6.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.
  • Teddy Allen scores 16.4 points per game, putting him at the top of the Nebraska scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 4.7 rebounds and averages 1.7 assists per game.
  • Allen hits more threes per game than any other member of the Cornhuskers, knocking down shots from deep at a clip of 2.0 per game.
  • The Cornhuskers’ leader in steals is Trey McGowens with 1.4 per game, and Banton is their leader in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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