Nebraska at Iowa Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/24/2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers (8-3) will try to snap their two-game losing skid when the face the Iowa Hawkeyes (7-4) on Friday afternoon. Iowa was able to win this matchup by the score of 38-17 last season.
Last Saturday, Nebraska was unable to score in the fourth quarter of their game against Minnesota and was beaten 28-24 on their home field. Their defense gave up 416 yards in that loss, including 281 yards on the ground.
The Cornhuskers are currently 15th in the country in rushing with 256.2 yards per game on the ground. Running back Ameer Abdullah has had a great season this year by rushing for 1,417 yards with 18 touchdowns. Sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp has caught 39 passes for 653 yards and a team-best four touchdown receptions.
In their last game, Iowa had their comeback come up just short and were beaten 26-24 by Wisconsin at home. They lost that game despite gaining 412 yards and only turning the ball over once.
Iowa's defense has carried them this season by only giving up 22.8 points per game to opposing offenses. Junior quarterback Jake Rudock has had a good year by completing 64.2 percent of his throws for 2,174 yards, 14 touchdowns and just four interceptions. Running back Mark Weisman has 720 yards through 11 games and he has rushed for a team-high 14 touchdowns.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-5-0 Against the Spread
Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-2-0 against the Over/Under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
Iowa Hawkeyes are 6-5-0 Against the Spread
Iowa Hawkeyes are 6-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/22/14 WR Kenny Bell Shoulder "?"
11/22/14 LB Marcus Newby Undisclosed "?"
11/22/14 OL Mark Pelini Leg "?"
10/03/14 WR Glenn Irons Knee out for season
09/21/14 WR Sam Burtch Knee out for season
09/10/14 WR Jamal Turner Leg out for season
09/01/14 OL Corey Whitaker ACL out for season
08/28/14 LB Michael Rose-Ivey Knee out for season
08/23/14 RB Adam Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
08/08/14 DB Charles Jackson Knee out for season
08/08/14 DB LeRoy Alexander Suspension out for season
11/22/14 TE Henry Krieger Coble Shoulder "?"
11/15/14 WR Riley McCarron Illness out for season
11/10/14 LB Travis Perry Leg out for season
10/30/14 RB LeShun Daniels Jr. Foot out for season
10/28/14 WR Derrick Willies Muscle Pull out for season
08/27/14 DL Darian Cooper Knee out for season
08/18/14 FB Adam Cox ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa
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