Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/5/2020 Predictions, Preview and Spread
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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/5/2020 – These are both teams coming off from bounce-back victories and hope to create momentum out of it in their next game. The Iowa Hawkeyes go on the road to go to war against the Purdue Boilermakers at the Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana. Big Ten Network owns the television rights for this game and they will air it live on Wednesday, February 5 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time. SofaScore is the place where basketball fans can catch online live streaming. It is forecasted by How To Bet On NCAA Basketball that the Hawkeyes are on a slight disadvantage over the Boilermakers.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/5/2020
Iowa Hawkeyes got their five-game winning streak snapped by the Maryland Terrapins by ten points on the road. They immediately bounced back against the Illinois Fighting Illini by a confidence-building seven points. If it was not for the loss against the Terrapins, this team could have been on a seven-game winning streak. The team’s combination of Haliburton and Bolton has been the Hawkeye’s backbone. Hailerburton averages 15.7 points, 6 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.5 steals per game while Bolton does 15.2 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists. In this game against the Boilermakers, they need Young to come up with a big game and give the team an additional push.
Players to watch: T. Haliburton G (20 GP 37.2 MIN 15.7 PTS 6 REB 6.8 AST 2.5 STL 0.7 BLK 2.8 TO 50 FG% 83.7 FT% 41 3P%), R. Bolton G (21 GP 31.1 MIN 15.2 PTS 3.7 REB 2.8 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 2.7 TO 41.5 FG% 82 FT% 33 3P%), S. Young F (21 GP 19.1 MIN 8.9 PTS 3.9 REB 0.5 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1.1 TO 53.5 FG% 78.6 FT% 50 3P%).
The Boilermakers have a mix of bad luck for their past 10 games as they split their win-loss share by 50-50. But for the past three games, this team won two and they were coming off from back-to-back losses. Williams is the team’s best option in the paint as he does 11.3 points and 7.7 rebounds while Hunter is averaging 10.2 points per night. This team have a good advantage at home but they need to dig deep into their bench for production in order to get this game to swing to their side.
Players to watch: T. Williams F (22 GP 21.3 MIN 11.3 PTS 7.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 56.6 FG% 46.5 FT% 50 3P%), E. Hunter Jr. G (22 GP 31.9 MIN 10.2 PTS 3.5 REB 2.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 41 FG% 78 FT% 39.5 3P%), M. Haarms C (20 GP 21.8 MIN 9.5 PTS 4.9 REB 1.1 AST 0.1 STL 2.1 BLK 1.2 TO 55.3 FG% 65.4 FT% 39.1 3P%).
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Iowa’s last 13 games.
Purdue is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Picks
The Boilermakers are coming in this game with a slight advantage and they are seen as the safer pick by Top Online Sportsbook. The Hawkeyes are top-heavy and carry a good amount of talent but the only thing that hinders this team from taking full advantage is their bad road record.
Moneyline: It is the Boilermakers getting the slight upper hand in this game and they are at -152 while the Hawkeyes are given +138.
Spread: Just two points across the spread with the Boilermakers getting the -2 while the Hawkeyes sit on the other side with +2.
Total: The Hawkeyes is the team going over the 137.5 points total for this game. Meanwhile, the Boilermakers are under.
Score Prediction: 69-65, Boilermakers win.