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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Maryland Terrapins 1/30/2020 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Maryland Terrapins 1/30/2020 – The Iowa Hawkeyes have won their last five games and they are putting that streak on the line as they go on the road. They are scheduled to meet the Maryland Terrapins next on Thursday, January 30 at 8:30 pm Eastern Time. Xfinity Center in Mansfield Massachusetts will be the venue of the match and it will be aired by the Big Ten Network at 8:30 pm Eastern Time. SofaScore will have the game via online live streaming as well. The Terrapins are on a three-game winning streak and they are expected by Basketball Betting Tips Over Under to spoil the Hawkeyes’ party.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Maryland Terrapins 1/30/2020
It is the fifth win in a row for the Iowa Hawkeyes who are coming off a six-point win over the Wisconsin Badgers. In that match, Luka Garza was dominant with 21 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks. He got scoring help from CJ Frederick who did 17 points while Joe Wieskamp did 12 points and ten boards. Joe Toussaint came off to help with 11 points, four assists and two rebounds. It was a tough win for Iowa as they need to improve on their shot selection. It was their defense that brought them the victory but they are facing the Terrapins at home and they need to play on both ends of the floor.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (20 GP 31 MIN 23.1 PTS 10.7 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 1.8 BLK 1.6 TO 55 FG% 65.4 FT% 37 3P%), J. Wieskamp G (20 GP 32 MIN 14.9 PTS 6.2 REB 1.9 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 44.9 FG% 86.9 FT% 38.5 3P%), C. Fredrick G (17 GP 28.4 MIN 11.2 PTS 1.9 REB 3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 52.4 FG% 77.8 FT% 47.8 3P%).
After back-to-back losses, the Terrapins are looking to make another run as they defeated the Purdue Boilermakers, Northwestern Wildcats and the latest were the Indiana Hoosiers by just one point. Jalen Smith led the team with 29 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks while Anthony Cowan Jr. did 18 points and four rebounds. Darryl Morsell had 10 points and six rebounds while Aaron Wiggins had a fair share with 8 points and three rebounds. In this game, the team shot a very high 48% from the field and 41% from the three-point arc. They have the capability to beat top teams in the tournament and their shooting has been their core strength.
Players to watch: A. Cowan Jr. G (20 GP 33.9 MIN 15.5 PTS 3.6 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 37.4 FG% 75.8 FT% 32.2 3P%), J. Smith F (20 GP 29.7 MIN 15.2 PTS 9.6 REB 0.9 AST 0.8 STL 2.2 BLK 1.8 TO 53.9 FG% 74.5 FT% 42.9 3P%), A. Wiggins G (20 GP 29.7 MIN 10.7 PTS 5.7 REB 1.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 36.7 FG% 76.1 FT% 33 3P%).
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Maryland Terrapins Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Iowa’s last 11 games.
Maryland is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Maryland Terrapins Betting Picks
This is a game that the Terrapins are glad that it is done in their court as Online Sportsbook give them the upper hand. Smith is proving that he deserves to be considered in the NBA draft and with his recent gameplay, he looks to attract NBA scouts by putting another good performance.
Moneyline: Iowa is considered the underdogs in this game and they are at +200 on the ML while Maryland is given -240.
Spread: 5.5 points is the spread between both teams for this game. Hawkeyes are at +5.5 while Terrapins are -5.5.
Total: The estimated total for this game is pegged at 144 with the Terrapins going under while the Hawkeyes are over.
Score Prediction: 76-70, Terrapins.