Iowa at Nebraska College Football Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers host the Iowa Hawkeyes at Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 2.5 point favorites. The Cornhuskers have an over/under record of 5-4-1 and they are 3-7-0 against the spread. The Hawkeyes have an ATS record of 4-5-1 while their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-5-1 against the spread
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-4-1 against the over/under
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-7-0 against the spread
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/12/17 DB Manny Rugamba Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Purdue
11/08/17 DB Brandon Snyder ACL is out for season
10/29/17 OL Boone Myers Ankle is out indefinitely
09/13/17 OL Ike Boettger Achilles out for season
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/12/17 DB Eric Lee Jr. Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
11/12/17 RB Jaylin Bradley Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
11/12/17 LB Luke Gifford Hip is "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
11/12/17 QB Tanner Lee Head left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Penn State
10/30/17 OL Michael Decker Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/30/17 OL Tanner Farmer Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/28/17 LB Tyrin Ferguson Foot is out indefinitely
10/23/17 RB Tre Bryant Knee is out for season
09/01/17 WR Jaevon McQuitty Knee out for season
09/01/17 DB JoJo Domann ACL out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Iowa Hawkeyes have run for 1,396 yards as a team, which ranks 107th in college football. They've run 395 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hawkeyes have been penalized on offense 61 times for 484 yards so far this season, which has them 84th in the country in penalties. They are 86th in the nation in points scored with 284. They have run 715 plays this season for 3,573 yards, which ranks them 84th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hawkeyes average 5 yards per play, which is 113th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Stanley averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 175 passes on 316 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.5. He has thrown for 2,141 yards this season.
The Hawkeyes rush defense has allowed 391 attempts for 1,649 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. Iowa has committed 70 penalties for 635 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 83rd in college football. They are 30th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 226. They have surrendered a total of 4,008 yards on D, which is 45th in the country. The Hawkeyes are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 218 passes on 391 attempts against the Iowa Hawkeyes defense this season, placing them 97th and 116th in Division 1. The Iowa pass defense has also given up a total of 2,360 yards through the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa Hawkeyes have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 96th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Iowa Hawkeyes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,459 yards on 62 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 104th in Division 1 in punting average. Iowa is ranked 64th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 79 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 96th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 585 yards on special teams, ranking 82nd in kick return yardage. The Hawkeyes average 22 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,237.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cornhuskers are 75th in the country in points scored with 295. They have run 765 plays this year for 4,353 yards, which ranks them 26th in Division 1 in total offense. The Nebraska Cornhuskers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 60th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 223 1st downs this season, ranking them 71st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Nebraska has run for 1,223 yards as a unit, which ranks 116th in college football. They've run 347 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. Nebraska has been penalized on offense 72 times for 710 yards so far this year, which has them 42nd in the country in penalties. Tanner Lee has passed for 2,938 yards this year. He's completed 224 throws while attempting 387 passes for a completion percentage of 57.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.8. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.6 yards per pass attempt.
Nebraska is 109th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 381. They have given up a total of 4,752 yards on D, which is 98th in D-1. The Cornhuskers are 105th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 221 throws on 343 attempts against the Nebraska defense this season, ranking them 100th and 72nd in the nation. The Nebraska Cornhuskers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,465 yards in the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 413 attempts for 2,287 yards this season, putting them in 112th place in the country against the run. The Cornhuskers have had 69 penalties for 608 yards on defense this year. That places them 77th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Nebraska is 74th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 94 punt return yards and average 6.6 yards per return, which is 75th in D-1. They have returned 36 kicks for 816 yards on special teams, which puts them 26th in kick return yardage. The Nebraska Cornhuskers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 53rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,262. The Cornhuskers have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 62nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Nebraska kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,273 yards on 54 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 57th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Hawkeyes/Cornhuskers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Hawkeyes -2.5
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