Iowa vs Nebraska 2019 College Football Week 14 Spread, Game Preview & Prediction

Iowa vs Nebraska 2019 College Football Week 14 Spread, Game Preview & Prediction

Written by on November 26, 2019

Since 1891 Iowa and Nebraska have battled each other for the Heroes Trophy. On Friday, the battle resumes. Although Nebraska is at home, Iowa is the favorite. Will the Hawkeyes cover the spread? Or, will Nebraska make life hard on Iowa? Check out the college football odds, a preview and a free pick for Iowa vs Nebraska!

Iowa vs Nebraska 2019 College Football Week 14 Spread, Game Preview & Prediction

  • When: Friday, Nov. 29 at 2:30 pm ET
  • Where: Royal Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
  • TV: Big Ten Network
  • ATS Odds: Iowa -6

Why the Iowa Hawkeyes are a good bet -6?

Iowa is 3-1 ATS and 3-1 against the spread in their last 4 games. The Hawkeyes allow 12.2 points per game. The defense should handle Nebraska’s offense on Friday. If the Cornhuskers can’t move the football, they can’t score points. That should lead to an Iowa win and cover.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 373.9
  • Passing Yards: 242.2
  • Rushing Yards: 131.7
  • Points Scored: 23.5
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 306.5
  • Passing Yards: 191.3
  • Rushing Yards: 115.2
  • Points Allowed: 12.2

Why the Nebraska Cornhuskers are a good bet +6?

Nebraska flipped the switch in their last game. The Cornhuskers dominated the Maryland Terrapins 54-7. Although Maryland is a bad football team, Nebraska throttled the Terps the way teams like Ohio State and Michigan do. The Cornhuskers can play defense. Not only that, but Nebraska brings momentum to this rivalry game. They can cover versus the Hawkeyes.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Total Yards: 429.6
  • Passing Yards: 222.7
  • Rushing Yards: 206.9
  • Points Scored: 28.4
Defense:
  • Total Yards: 395.4
  • Passing Yards: 210
  • Rushing Yards: 185.4
  • Points Allowed: 27.8

College Football Week 14 Betting Trends for Iowa vs Nebraska

  • Hawkeyes are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games versus a team with a losing home record
  • Iowa is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game
  • Hawkeyes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss
  • Cornhuskers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 conference games
  • Nebraska is 0-6 ATS versus a team with a winning record
  • Cornhuskers are 6-18-2 in their last 26 home games

Iowa vs Nebraska Final Betting Analysis

Although Iowa is 3-1 ATS in their last 4, they failed to cover against the Illinois Illini in Week 13. The Hawkeyes beat the Illini 19-10 as a -15 favorite. Iowa must head to Lincoln, NE to take on Nebraska on Friday.

The location makes a difference in this. Iowa is 1-3 ATS in away games this season. They average 23.5 points but failed to get 20 against Illinois. Nebraska’s fired up fans will help them on defense. That makes Iowa’s offense even less capable of reaching 20. The Cornhuskers should score just enough points to keep this within the spread. Back Nebraska.

College Football Week 14 Free Pick: Nebraska +6

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