The Nebraska Cornhuskers will travel in Big Ten conference play as they face the Iowa Hawkeyes on the day after Thanksgiving in an NCAA college football game on Friday afternoon. Kick off time from Iowa is scheduled for 12PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC.
The betting odds were released with the road team Nebraska Cornhuskers favored by –14 ½ points. Money has shown on the side of the road team Iowa St as Nebraska is now favored by -14 points.
In their head to head meeting in 2011 it was Nebraska with the 20-7 home win as a -9 point favorite. The game went under 53 points. CFB Trend: Iowa Hawkeyes are 0-5 ATS in their past five games.
The Cornhuskers has won five straight games. They come off the 38-14 home win last week against the Minnesota Golden Gophers as a -21 point betting favorite. The total went right at the closing number of 52 points. Nebraska storms out to the 24-0 lead at the half in the win. Their offense put up 444 yards with 133 from their ground attack for 3 yards per rush. Each team committed two turnovers. Taylor Martinez hit on 21 of 29 passes for 308 yards with two touchdowns. The junior Martinez is hitting on 63%of his passes with 21 touchdowns and 8 picks. Kenny Bell caught nine balls for 136 yards and two touchdowns. Nebraska allowed Minnesota 177 yards offensively with 87 coming from their ground attack for 3 yards per run attempt. With a win or Michigan loss the Cornhuskers will win the Big Ten Legends division and play in the conference championship game next week against Wisconsin.
Iowa has dropped five straight games. They fall to 4-7 on the season and bowl eliminated after a 42-17 road defeat last week to the Michigan Wolverines as a +17 point underdog. The total landed over 47 ½ points. The Hawkeyes put up 309 yards of offense with 128 running for less than four yards per rush. James Vandenberg hit on 19 of 26 throws for 181 yards and two touchdowns. The senior signal caller is hitting on 58% of his throws with seven touchdowns and six picks. Iowa allowed Michigan 513 offensive yards with 199 from their ground game for 5 yards per rush. Iowa has struggled for offense all season long. They rank in the lower quartile in the major offensive categories this season including points spread with just 20 per game.