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Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes 01/17/2020 Picks, Predictions and Game Analysis
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Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes 01/17/2020 – Iowa Hawkeyes are coming off form two consecutive wins and they are back at home to host the Michigan Wolverines as they try to gun for a winning streak. This match will be held at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Friday, January 17 at 9 pm Eastern Time. SofaScore will feature the game online while Fox Sports 1 owns the television rights. The Wolverines are coming off a loss and it could get deeper as they are picked by Basketball Betting Tips Over Under as the underdogs to this basketball game.
Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes 01/17/2020
Michigan Wolverines lost by eight points in their last game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 67-85. In that match, Zavier Simpson led the team with 19 points, nine assists and six rebounds. Franz Wagner had 17 points while dropping four triples. Jon Teske had a subpar night as he just had nine points and four rebounds. The Wolverines need a bounce-back victory but facing the Hawkeyes, they are the big underdogs. But still, the Wolverines are capable of keeping this game close and they have pulled upsets in the past.
Players to watch: J. Teske C (16 GP 27.5 MIN 14.3 PTS 7.9 REB 0.9 AST 1 STL 2.1 BLK 1.6 TO 55.2 FG% 69.6 FT% 28.6 3P%), Z. Simpson G (16 GP 33.4 MIN 12.6 PTS 4.5 REB 8.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.4 TO 50 FG% 61.9 FT% 33.3 3P%), E. Brooks G (16 GP 31.8 MIN 10.3 PTS 3.1 REB 2.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 41.9 FG% 62.5 FT% 38.8 3P%).
The Hawkeyes are coming off impressive wins over the Maryland Terrapins and the Northwestern Wildcats. In their last game, Luka Garza continues to improve his NBA draft stock as he made 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting. Joe Wieskamp had 11 points, six rebounds and two steals while CJ Frederick had 11 points, five assists and two steals. Ryan Kriener came off the bench with 10 points and five rebounds while Connor McCaffery had eight points and seven rebounds. Iowa has been tough to beat at home as they are 9-1 in ten contests. This should be a game that the Hawkeyes should gauge themselves in facing the Wolverines.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (17 GP 30.3 MIN 22.3 PTS 10.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.6 BLK 1.5 TO 55.6 FG% 63.1 FT% 35.6 3P%), J. Wieskamp G (17 GP 31.5 MIN 14.5 PTS 6.2 REB 1.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 45.6 FG% 85.4 FT% 38.3 3P%), C. Fredrick G (14 GP 26.5 MIN 10.4 PTS 1.7 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 52.6 FG% 70.8 FT% 49.1 3P%).
Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan’s last 6 games.
Hawkeyes are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Picks
The Wolverines look like the better team on paper but they have huge problem winning games on the road as they are 1-4 in five games. Iowa is picked by Online Sportsbook to win and it is easy to say that on how the Hawkeyes defend their home court very well.
Moneyline: The Wolverines are the underdogs in this game that is why they have an ML of +170 while the Hawkeyes are at -200.
ATS: The Hawkeyes are on the -5 across the spread in this game while their opponents, the Wolverines are on the other side with +5.
TOTALS: The total given to this match is at 146 with the Wolverines going over while the Hawkeyes are the team under.
Score Prediction: 78-71, Hawkeyes win.