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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Iowa Hawkeyes 12/09/2019 Preview, Game Analysis and Odds
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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Iowa Hawkeyes 12/09/2019 – It’s time for a Big 10 Conference match to get underway as Minnesota Golden Gophers take on Iowa Hawkeyes on Monday from Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Minnesota is not faring well with their 4-4 overall record in the Big 10 Conference. Iowa Hawkeyes are holding a 6-3 overall record on the season and they are 0-1 in conference play. This is believed to be an interesting match as the basketball lines are out for Minnesota and Iowa.
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Iowa Hawkeyes 12/09/2019
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Minnesota Golden Gophers have not been impressive in the past few games. However, they seem to be catching up, especially after they defeated the Clemson Tigers. The Gophers managed to score 78 points and restrict Clemson to just 60. It was an important win for Minnesota, but now their biggest problem is Iowa Hawkeyes. The Golden Gophers need more support from their defense if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: D. Oturu C (8 GP 30.6 MIN 17.5 PTS 10.9 REB 1.1 AST 0.6 STL 3.4 BLK 3.1 TO 62.5 FG% 66.7 FT% 33.3 3P%), M. Carr G (8 GP 34.6 MIN 14.4 PTS 5.8 REB 6.6 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 2.6 TO 37.7 FG% 55 FT% 31 3P%), G. Kalscheur G (8 GP 31.5 MIN 12.1 PTS 2.3 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 38.8 FG% 64.3 FT% 37.3 3P%).
Iowa is holding a better record than the Gophers and they Hawkeyes are doing well with their potential team. The Hawkeyes might find a slight challenge in this game, but they also hold the upper hand at home. Iowa enters this game with a losing record and they lost against the 4th best team, which is Michigan Wolverines. The Hawkeyes were able to score 91 points while surrendering 103.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (9 GP 29.4 MIN 22.7 PTS 9.8 REB 0.8 AST 0.6 STL 1.3 BLK 1.7 TO 55.9 FG% 64.8 FT% 42.9 3P%), J. Wieskamp G (9 GP 29.4 MIN 10.7 PTS 5.3 REB 1.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 39.8 FG% 76.2 FT% 36.8 3P%), C. Fredrick G (8 GP 25.4 MIN 10.5 PTS 1.6 REB 3.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 57.7 FG% 73.3 FT% 52 3P%).
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Predictions
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Gophers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa’s last 6 games.
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Picks
Minnesota Golden Gophers will struggle to defeat Iowa Hawkeyes at home. The Gophers are not a big scoring team, but the Hawkeyes are doing a better job in the Big 10 Conference play. College basketball lines today are favoring Iowa to win this game.
Moneyline: A moneyline of +240 is allocated for Minnesota, while the moneyline for Iowa is -280.
ATS: The ATS for this game is +6.5 for Minnesota and -6.5 for Iowa.
Totals: The total has gone over 145 for the Golden Gophers and under 145 for Iowa Hawkeyes.
Score Prediction: Iowa Hawkeyes will win with a final score of 70-63.