Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 8-7 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-3. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 11-3 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 7-4 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Shavon Shields averages 15.5 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jarrod Uthoff averages 18.1 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Peter Jok averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Nebraska averages 73.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 154th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the country. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 125th and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 233rd with 13.7 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 130th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 135th in the Division 1.
Iowa averages 81.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 63rd and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 24th with 10.6 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 90th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 47th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 160th place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 92nd in college basketball.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-5 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-3 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 7-4 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 5-5 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/06/15 F Dale Jones Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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