Iowa vs. Nebraska Prediction
The lone top-25 matchup in college basketball on Friday night will take place at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE where the Cornhuskers will host No. 25 Iowa at 9:00 p.m. ET. Is 11.5 too much to lay with the visiting Hawkeyes?
895 Iowa Hawkeyes (-11.5) at 896 Nebraska Cornhuskers (+11.5); o/u 161.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, NE
Iowa Hawkeyes DFS Snapshot
Jordan Bohannon posted 11 points (3-7 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 23 minutes during Tuesday's 86-60 victory over Michigan State. Bohannon shot 42.3 percent from beyond the arc Tuesday, and he was one of three Hawkeyes to top 10 points in the win. He hasn't generated much production outside of the scoring column recently and has averaged 14.4 points and 2.2 assists in 27.6 minutes per game across his last five appearances.
Nebraska Cornhuskers DFS Snapshot
Bryce McGowens provided 15 points (5-16 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 4-6 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists and one block over 33 minutes during Tuesday's 77-65 loss to Northwestern. McGowens wasn't particularly efficient from the floor during Tuesday's loss, and he converted just 16.7 percent of his attempts from beyond the arc. However, he still tied for the team lead in scoring and rebounds en route to his second double-double of the season. McGowens has scored 15-plus points in seven of his last nine appearances, and he's averaged 19.2 points and 5.1 rebounds in 32.8 minutes per game across that span.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The home team is a perfect 9-0 against the spread in the last nine meetings between these two teams, while the Cornhuskers have covered in seven of their last nine games in Lincoln. Nebraska is also 6-2 against the number in its last eight games as a home dog, is 5-1 against the spread in its last six games versus an opponent with a winning record and is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 home games when facing an opponent with a losing road record. On the other side, the Hawkeyes are winless ATS in their last four road games versus a team with a losing home record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS +11.5