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Michigan WolverinesIowa Hawkeyes
Jan 14, 1:00 PM | Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds

14-3TEAM RECORD10-8

The Iowa Hawkeyes will hit the floor running against the visiting Michigan Wolverines Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Hawkeyes currently sports a 10-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-6 ATS. The Wolverines are 14-3 and 8-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hawkeyes produce a 8-4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wolverines have gone 8-5-1 against the number.

View Michigan vs Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Iowa opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 146 (Hawkeyes) and the No. 86 (Wolverines) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-71 result in favor of the Wolverines has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa's No. 72-ranked offense, averaging 74.2 PPG, against a Wolverines defense that ranks No. 34 at 59.8 PPG. The Hawkeyes field goal percentage has averaged 44.5% so far, less than the Wolverines marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Michigan owns the country's No. 233-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 91 in scoring at home.

Michigan was a 66-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northwestern. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 19 points leading the Wolverines to a 66-64 victory over Northwestern at Crisler Arena on Wednesday.

Iowa was a 95-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Michigan State. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. Iowa was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Michigan State and falling by a 95-61 score at Breslin Center.

Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Michigan State are 6-4
After playing Northwestern are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Purdue are 6-4
After playing Michigan State are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Wolverines at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan's last 6 games on the road
Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Iowa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games when playing on the road against Iowa
Michigan is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games
Iowa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games when playing at home against Michigan
Iowa is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Michigan

Next up:
Michigan home to Michigan State, Tuesday, January 17
Iowa at Purdue, Tuesday, January 17

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