Iowa vs Nebraska: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 4, 2021

A game after he scored 25 points in a 72-51 win over Rutgers, Lat Mayen leads the Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-18) on the road against the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes (18-7) as  underdogs. The matchup, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 4, airs on BTN. The over/under is set at for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 4, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Iowa Betting Information

  • Iowa has a 12-10 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 16.5 points, the Hawkeyes are 2-1 against the spread this season.
  • 11 of 22 Iowa games this season (50%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Hawkeyes got a team-high 24 points from Luka Garza on the way to a 73-57 victory over Ohio State on Sunday. They covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 130 points to fall short of the 157 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Iowa Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Garza 25 24.3 8.4 1.8 0.5 1.5 1.4
Joe Wieskamp 25 15.3 6.8 1.5 1.1 0.2 2.5
Jordan Bohannon 25 9.7 3.2 4.5 0.6 0.0 2.4
CJ Fredrick 21 8.4 1.1 2.3 0.3 0.1 1.6
Jack Nunge 22 7.1 5.3 1.3 0.3 0.9 0.6

Nebraska Betting Information

  • Nebraska has generally come up short ATS this season, with a 10-12 record.
  • 13 of Nebraska’s 22 games (59.1%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Nebraska Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Teddy Allen 22 16.4 4.7 1.7 1.3 0.0 2.0
Trey McGowens 24 10.8 3.9 2.3 1.4 0.1 1.0
Dalano Banton 24 9.8 6.1 4.1 1.0 1.0 0.8
Lat Mayen 24 8.5 4.3 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.8
Kobe Webster 24 7.0 1.8 1.2 0.5 0.0 1.3

Total Facts

  • Iowa and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 152.5 total in 15 out of 25 games (60%) this season.
  • In Nebraska’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup over/under in seven out of 24 matchups (29.2%).
  • The Hawkeyes average 84.7 points per game against the Cornhuskers’ 70, totaling 2.2 points over the contest’s point total of 152.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 145.4 points per game, 7.1 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Hawkeyes games is 157.1 points, 4.6 more than the over/under of 152.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 9.6 points more than the average over/under in Cornhuskers games this season (142.9 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 N/A Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 96-72 IOWA
1/7/2020 Iowa Nebraska -8.5 156.5 -422 +316 Regular Season 76-70 NEB
3/10/2019 N/A Nebraska N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-91 NEB
1/6/2019 N/A Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-84 IOWA

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