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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 01/02/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 01/02/2021 – It’s time for a Big 10 Conference play to get underway as Iowa Hawkeyes take on Rutgers Scarlet Knights from Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey. Iowa did well in their overall performance after winning eight of their 10 games. The Hawkeyes dropped one of their three conference games and they look forward to continuing their success. Rutgers Scarlet Knights are holding a 7-1 record in their overall performance. When it comes to the conference play, they are holding a 3-1 record. The college basketball betting picks are out with the latest betting trends of this game.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 01/02/2021
Iowa Hawkeyes have shown a decent performance this season, but they are yet to play against some of the big teams. The Hawkeyes rebounded from their last defeat against Minnesota in their last game. Iowa scored 87 and gave up just 72 to the Northwestern Wildcats. Iowa Hawkeyes are holding the 10th rank in the country and they have Luka Garza as their leading scorer with an average of close to 28 points per game. Gurza is also the leader in rebounds with an average of close to 10 points per game. When it comes to assists, Connor McCaffery has taken the lead with 4.5 per game.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (GP 10 MIN 29.1 PTS 27.7 REB 9.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 1.1 FG% 61.1 FT% 72.4), J. Wieskamp G (GP 10 MIN 27.2 PTS 15.2 REB 6.7 AST 1.6 STL 1.3 BLK 0.2 TO 1.4 FG% 48.1 FT% 75.6), C. Fredrick G (GP 10 MIN 27.7 PTS 11.3 REB 1.2 AST 2.7 STL 0.4 BLK 0 TO 0.4 FG% 52.9 FT% 68).
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers Scarlet Knights have performed equally well this season with a single defeat against Ohio State Buckeyes. This team scored 68 and gave up 80 to the Buckeyes. In their last outing, they rebounded well against Purdue Boilermakers when they scored 81 and restricted them to just 76. The leading scorer for Rutgers is Ron Harper Jr with an average of close to 24 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Myles Johnson is touching an average of close to nine boards per game. The leader in assists with 5.4 per game is Jacob Young.
Players to watch: R. Harper Jr. G (GP 7 MIN 33 PTS 23.4 REB 7.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 0.4 TO 0.7 FG% 56.4 FT% 62.5), M. Mathis G (GP 8 MIN 31.6 PTS 15.6 REB 4 AST 1.6 STL 1 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 FG% 47.5 FT% 51.4), J. Young G (GP 8 MIN 33.9 PTS 15.5 REB 2 AST 5.4 STL 2.4 BLK 0 TO 3.3 FG% 47.3 FT% 80).
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Predictions
Iowa is 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Picks
Despite Iowa’s performance, the Knights have the upper hand in this game. Iowa has taken out some of the top teams and they look forward to continuing their success. The basketball betting odds are once again in favor of Iowa to win and cover.
Moneyline: A Moneyline of -157 is set for the Hawkeyes and a Moneyline of +143 is set for the Knights.
Spread: The spread for Iowa is -2 (-110) and the spread for Rutgers is +2 (-110).
Totals: The total is all set to go over 159 (-107) for the Hawkeyes and the same will go under for the Scarlet Knights.
Score Prediction: 81-75, Scarlet Knights win.