Iowa vs. Nebraska Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 25, 2022

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The Iowa Hawkeyes (7-4) and Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-8) will face each other in clash of Big Ten rivals at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa.

Iowa vs. Nebraska Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with sportsbooks listing Iowa as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Iowa has -429 odds to pick up the win, while Nebraska is listed at +313 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 38.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Iowa vs. Nebraska Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BTN
  • Location: Iowa City, Iowa
  • Stadium: Kinnick Stadium

Betting Preview


Iowa has the sixth-best defense this season in terms of total yards (273.3 yards allowed per game), but ranks second-worst on offense (253.3 yards per game). Iowa has struggled on offense, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS (17.5 points per game) this season. The defense, however, ranks fifth-best, giving up only 13.5 points per game. Iowa has struggled in the passing game, ranking ninth-worst in the FBS (158.9 passing yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks sixth-best on defense, surrendering only 164.4 passing yards per game. While Iowa ranks 10th-worst in the FBS in rushing offense with 94.4 rushing yards per game, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best (108.9 rushing yards per game allowed). Iowa has the 21st-best third-down defense this season (32.2% third-down percentage allowed), but ranks fifth-worst on the offensive side of the ball (28.9% third-down percentage). With 20 forced turnovers (20th in the FBS) against 13 turnovers committed (31st in the FBS), Iowa’s +7 turnover margin is the 17th-best in college football.

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Nebraska’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, ceding 427.2 total yards per game, which ranks 24th-worst. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 101st with 345.5 total yards per contest. From an offensive perspective, Nebraska is putting up 22.5 points per contest (103rd-ranked). It ranks 91st in the FBS defensively (28.5 points given up per game). In terms of passing, Nebraska ranks 88th in the FBS (215.6 passing yards per game) and 80th defensively (232.2 passing yards allowed per contest). Nebraska ranks 94th in rushing yards per game (129.9), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with 195 rushing yards conceded per contest. With a 41.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Nebraska ranks 51st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 105th, surrendering a 42.9% third-down rate. After forcing 12 turnovers (101st in the FBS) and turning the ball over 18 times (91st in the FBS) this season, Nebraska sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -6.

Iowa vs. Nebraska Betting Analysis

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Iowa Betting Insights

Iowa has gone 7-4-0 against the spread this season. Iowa is a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 11-point favorites. This season, three Iowa games have gone over the point total. The Hawkeyes have won five of the six games they were favored on the moneyline this season (83.3%). The Hawkeyes have played in three games as a moneyline favorite with odds of -429 or shorter and won each time.

Cornhuskers Betting Insights

Nebraska has covered the spread four times in 10 games with a set total. In games they have played as 11-point or bigger underdogs, Nebraska owns an ATS record of 2-1. Nebraska games have gone over the total twice this season. The Cornhuskers have been the underdog in six games this season, and they have failed to win any of those contests. The Cornhuskers are 0-3 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +313 or more on the moneyline.

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Iowa vs. Nebraska Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 38.7 39.1 38.3
Implied Total AVG 24.4 24.7 24.0
ATS Record 7-4-0 3-3-0 4-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-8-0 1-5-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 5-1 4-1 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-3 0-1 2-2


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.5 55.5 52.0
Implied Total AVG 34.7 35.0 34.0
ATS Record 4-6-0 3-4-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-8-0 1-6-0 1-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 1-1 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-6 0-4 0-2

Players to Watch


  • As part of the Hawkeyes’ defensive unit, Jack Campbell has compiled 74 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions in 11 games.
  • As part of the Hawkeyes’ defensive unit, Cooper DeJean has totaled two TFL, 48 tackles, and four interceptions in 11 games.
  • The Hawkeyes’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Seth Benson, who has suited up for 11 games and collected one interception to go along with 51 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one pass defended.
  • Joe Evans, as part of the Hawkeyes’ defense, has compiled six sacks to go with four TFL and 22 tackles in 11 games.


  • Garrett Nelson has been providing a big boost on defense, registering 52 tackles, eight TFL, and 5.5 sacks for the Cornhuskers.
  • Luke Reimer has recorded 75 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception in 11 games for the Cornhuskers.
  • Marques Buford Jr. has three TFL, 52 tackles, and two interceptions in 11 games.
  • On defense, Isaac Gifford has contributed 54 tackles, four TFL, and one sack in 11 games.

Iowa vs. Nebraska Predictions and Pick

Iowa vs. Nebraska betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Hawkeyes (-11)

    Pick OU:

    Over (38.5)

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How to Bet on Iowa vs. Nebraska

You can bet on Iowa vs. Nebraska at every legal online sportsbook. For more college football odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as college football prop odds, check out the latest college football lines as well as our guide to the best college football betting sites.

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Our pick to win this contest is Iowa, and we project that Iowa will cover the spread (Iowa -11). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 38.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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