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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans 2/25/2020 Predictions, Preview and Spread
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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans 2/25/2020 – The Iowa State Hawkeyes have their hands full this Tuesday when they face the Michigan State Spartans. College basketball spreads pick the Spartans to come out with a win and break out of a four-way tie for second place. Curiously, Iowa has won four of its last six while Michigan has dropped four of its last six. It will be the first meeting between the two teams this season.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans 2/25/2020
Iowa Hawkeyes looks to register another win following its conquest of Ohio State. They will be seeking their first road win of the season against a ranked opponent and things are not going to be easy. Leading the way for the Hawkeyes is NBA hopeful Luke Garza. He has bee averaging 23.7 points per contest. Garza is expected to get plenty of help from Joe Wieskamp as Iowa tries to get its offense humming. However, the Hawkeyes need to pick up on the defensive end as well, especially against a team like Michigan State.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (27 GP 31 MIN 23.7 PTS 9.6 REB 1.1 AST 0.8 STL 1.7 BLK 1.8 TO 55.8 FG% 64.7 FT% 38 3PT%), J. Wieskamp G (27 GP 32.4 MIN 14.9 PTS 6.1 REB 1.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 44.6 FG% 83.5 FT% 36.8 3PT%), C. Fredrick G (22 GP 28.1 MIN 10.7 PTS 2 REB 2.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 49.7 FG% 78.6 FT% 46.7 3PT%).
Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans regrouped and got back on the winning track following their win over Nebraska. Cassius Winston anchored that victory, finishing with 23 points and six assists. Expected to help him out is Gabe Brown who chipped in 17 points off the bench. The Spartans have been reaping success with their great defense, holding opponents to just 94.4 points in league play. The Hawkeyes will need to come in with multiple offensive options to overcoming MSU.
Players to watch: C. Winston G (26 GP 32 MIN 18.3 PTS 2.4 REB 5.7 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 3.2 TO 42.9 FG% 87 FT% 39.6 3PT%), X. Tillman F (27 GP 32 MIN 13.6 PTS 10.3 REB 3 AST 1.2 STL 2.1 BLK 2 TO 53.4 FG% 66.7 FT% 28.3 3PT%), A. Henry F (26 GP 28.6 MIN 9.6 PTS 4.5 REB 2.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 2.2 TO 43.7 FG% 71.4 FT% 35.1 3PT%).
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Predictions
Iowa is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Michigan State Spartans
Michigan State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans Betting Picks
The Spartans are installed as favorites by NCAAB lines although they should expect a tight match. Iowa State is expected to go all out to defy odds. It all starts by clamping down on Key Michigan State players like Winston and Brown. It will be a rough game for Iowa though victory remains attainable.
Moneyline: +373 is set for the Hawkeyes and -437 is set for the Spartans.
ATS: Look for the spread of +7.5 for Iowa and -7.5 for Michigan State.
Totals: Over 153.5 is out for the Hawkeyes and under 153.5 is out for the Spartans.
Score Prediction: 74-72, Michigan State.