Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-3) vs. Iowa Hawkeyes (9-6)
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes 1/12/24 – Nebraska Cornhuskers of NCAA Men’s Basketball league will meet Iowa Hawkeyes for an exciting showdown at Carver-Hawkeye Arena this Friday. Beyond win/loss records, this match-up represents more than just individual brilliance; it offers tactical prowess as well as individual brilliance to showcase free NCAAB analysis at work.
Nebraska Cornhuskers have shown tremendous promise this season. Averaging an impressive 78.4 points per game on offense illustrates their efficiency and consistency on the court; further confirmed by an average of 26.6 field goals made at 44.8% shooting rate per game; beyond scoring, they excel at ball movement with 16.2 assists per game while their defense features 6.7 steals and 2.8 blocks per game to effectively disrupt opponents’ plays.
Iowa Hawkeyes bring their own set of strengths to the court. Averaging 86.7 points per game, their offensive output cannot be denied. Outpacing Nebraska in field goal percentage at 47.5% and rebounding average of 38.7, as well as boasting 8.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game indicates their aggressive defense compared with Nebraska.
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes 1/12/24 Game Info
|Friday, January 12, 2024 at 9:30 PM ET
Keisei Tominaga (Guard) vs. Ben Krikke (Forward)
Keisei Tominaga of the Nebraska Cornhuskers has become an invaluable player this season with his scoring prowess and finesse, scoring an average of 14.6 points per game while boasting 46.5% field goal shooting and 37% three-point shooting percentages. Tominaga is an essential piece in Nebraska’s offense; his ability to stretch the floor with long-range shooting makes their offense more dynamic and unpredictable. Unfortunately, however, his relatively lower rebound and assist numbers indicate his focus lies mostly on scoring rather than team play – something which could prove crucial when facing off against Iowa’s formidable squad.
Ben Krikke of the Iowa Hawkeyes brings a different approach to basketball. A forward, Krikke averages 16.7 points per game while also boasting impressive field goal shooting accuracy at 58%. Iowa relies heavily on his scoring prowess as well as his rebounding skills – evidenced by an average of 5.6 rebounds per game – to secure possession and initiate offensive plays. Krikke’s role in Iowa’s strategy is more varied than Tominaga’s; not only does he contribute offensively and defensively but he is also important on both ends of the court with higher assists and blocks per game numbers to show this versatility and importance on both ends of the court. Krikke’s multidimensional abilities make him a crucial asset to Iowa in this game that promises to be intensely competitive. His impact could play a decisive role in the outcome of this matchup.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
The current betting odds for the game are yet to be determined. However, considering the teams’ performances, the matchup promises to be tightly contested. Bettors should keep a close eye on the spread and moneyline as they become available.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
Nebraska’s betting trends show a strong inclination towards hitting the Moneyline in 17 of their last 29 games, indicating their ability to win outright. Their tendency to hit the Game Total Over in 21 of their last 32 games suggests a high-scoring nature, which bettors should consider.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
Iowa’s trends mirror a similar pattern, with a notable trend of hitting the Game Total Over in 22 of their last 32 games. Their performance in the first half, hitting the 1H Game Total Over in 15 of their last 21 home games, indicates their strong starts at home.
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes 1/12/24 Betting Picks
Based on the analysis and trends, this game promises to be a high-scoring affair, with both teams having a penchant for surpassing the total. Nebraska’s consistency and Iowa’s home-court advantage make this a challenging pick. However, Iowa’s slightly superior offensive stats and home advantage might give them the edge in this premium game prediction.
Expect a close, competitive game, with Iowa likely pulling ahead in the later stages. Betting on the over for the total points and considering Iowa for the Moneyline seem like promising choices.
Free Pick and Prediction: Iowa Hawkeyes 85, Nebraska Cornhuskers 80