Indiana vs. Iowa Basketball Betting Odds & Picks
Posted by: Mike Davis
Friday’s college basketball betting action offers some intriguing matchups. One such contest is this evening’s Indiana vs. Iowa basketball matchup. The Hoosiers have hit a massive slump that has pretty much erased all of their early season success. On top of that, it looks like the program is now struggling to stay above .500 on the year. The Hawkeyes on the other hand, will be looking to bounce back from their recent loss to No. 24 Maryland at home tonight. So what kind of matchup can we expect? Let’s check up on tonight’s NCAA sportsbook odds to find out.
Indiana vs. Iowa Basketball – Friday, February 22nd
When: 9:15 pm ET
Where: Carver Hawkeye Arena, Iowa
Stream: Fox Sports Go
Online Basketball Betting Odds:
The Hoosiers enter this evening’s contest sporting a dreadful 13-13 record. Although Indiana had a strong start to the4 season, they’re 1-11 record in their last 12 games has but all erased that success. Nevertheless, Indiana will still take to the court this evening to try and bounce back against their conference opponents. So far this season, Indiana has severely struggled against Big Ten opponents seeing as how they’re 4-11 against the conference. Naturally, this has led to tonight’s online basketball betting odds favoring Iowa heavily here. However, the Hoosiers are 2-1 in their last 3 versus Iowa and 7-3 in their last 10 overall. Does this mean players should favor Indiana on the road tonight? That seems highly unlikely.
Players to Watch: Romeo Langford (17.1 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 2.3 apg), Juwan Morgan (15.1 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 2.1 apg), and Aljami Durham (8.1 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.6 apg).
The Hawkeyes fly into this evening’s contest sporting a 20-6 record. And with a 9-6 record in conference play this season, Iowa currently ranks 6th overall in the Big Ten. Furthermore, the Hawkeyes recently had a 4 game winning streak snapped by No. 24 Maryland. With that in mind, it’s clear that the program needs a rebound this evening. Fortunately they’re pegged against one of the weaker opponents the conference has to offer. To get the win Iowa will turn to their superior offense this evening. Right now the Hoosiers are scoring 70.2 per game while Iowa is putting up 80.5 per matchup.
Players to Watch: Tyler Cook (15.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.5 apg), Luka Garza (13.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 0.9 apg), and Jordan Bohannon (11.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 3.5 apg).
Indiana vs. Iowa Basketball Betting Predictions
Indiana vs. Iowa Basketball Betting Picks
So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Indiana vs. Iowa basketball matchup? All things considered, taking Iowa at home is your best bet here. The odds on the money line are bit a slanted to stick to the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 70-62 Iowa.