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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 02/04/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis
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Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 02/04/2021 – An important Big 10 Conference play is all set to get underway as Ohio State Buckeyes take on Iowa Hawkeyes from Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. The Buckeyes are holding the fourth spot in the Big 10 play and they enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Iowa Hawkeyes are one step ahead of the Buckeyes in the third spot and they are trailing Illinois at the second. Both teams have secured the top five spots and they are doing their best to retain their position. The 2021 best online sportsbook predictions are up and running as these teams battle to increase their conference record.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 02/04/2021
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Ohio State Buckeyes won eight of their 12 conference games and are 14-4 with their overall play. In their last game the Buckeyes defeated Michigan State Spartans with a final score of 79-62. Ohio State is touching an average of close to 78 points with their scoring offense. The Buckeyes are shooting at close to 46 percent with their field goal attempts and are touching close to 34 percent from the three-point radar. Ohio State has struggled with injured players and transfers, but they still managed to do a decent job and remain at the top five in the Big 10 play.
Players to watch: E.J. Liddell F (GP 16 MIN 27.7 PTS 15.3 REB 6.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.2 TO 1.4 FG% 51.6 FT% 75 3P% 27.8), D. Washington Jr. G (GP 18 MIN 31.3 PTS 14.5 REB 2.8 AST 3.1 STL 0.6 BLK 0 TO 2.2 FG% 35.9 FT% 90 3P% 37.1), J. Sueing F (GP 18 MIN 26.8 PTS 10.9 REB 5.4 AST 1.9 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.1 FG% 49.6 FT% 76.1 3P% 25.6)
The Iowa Hawkeyes won seven of their 10 conference games and are 13-4 with their overall play. The Hawkeyes are one game behind Illinois Fighting Illini. In their last outing, they defeated Michigan State Spartans with a final score of 84-78. Iowa Hawkeyes holds the second-best scoring offense in the country averaging almost 90 points per game on average. However, there is still room for improvement with their defensive end. The Hawkeyes are surrendering close to 75 points to opponents. In their game against the Spartans, they shot at 48.4 percent from their field goal attempts.
Players to watch: L. Garza C (GP 17 MIN 30.1 PTS 26.5 REB 8.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 1.5 FG% 59.6 FT% 72.7 3P% 45.6), J. Wieskamp G (GP 17 MIN 27.4 PTS 14.2 REB 6.2 AST 1.4 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 1.4 FG% 48.8 FT% 69.4 3P% 45.2), J. Bohannon G (GP 17 MIN 27.8 PTS 9.5 REB 3.4 AST 4.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 1.4 FG% 39.6 FT% 87.5 3P% 37.5).
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Predictions
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Iowa’s last 19 games.
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Picks
With the second-best scoring offense in the country, Iowa Hawkeyes will take out the Buckeyes with ease in this game. The top online betting site 2021 has predicted the Hawkeyes to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: Ohio is set with an ML of +200 and Iowa is set with an ML of -240.
Spread: The spread for the Buckeyes is +4.5 (-107) and the spread for the Hawkeyes is -4.5 (-107).
Totals: The total will go over 161.5 (-107) for the Buckeyes and the same will go under for the Hawkeyes.
Score Prediction: 81-74, Hawkeyes win.