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Iona Gaels vs Nevada Wolf Pack in college hoops odds

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Feb 18, 4:00 PM | Hynes Athletics Center

Nevada Wolf Pack vs Iona Gaels Odds


A key college battle sees the visiting Wolf Pack travelling to Iona Saturday to take on the Gaels on Saturday.

The Gaels are 21-6 so far on the season, and 13-12 ATS vs. the number. The Wolf Pack, meanwhile, are 22-4 and 14-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Iona go 12-12-1 and the Wolf Pack go 11-10 on the totals.

View Nevada vs Iona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Wolf Pack are listed as 7.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Gaels at No. 137 and the Wolf Pack at No. 62 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 83-79 result in favor of the Gaels.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iona's No. 2 nationally ranked offense (82.9 points per game) against a Wolf Pack defense that sits as the No. 88 at 63.4 PPG. The Gaels have been averaging 49.4% from the field, more than the Wolf Pack have managed so far this season (45.3% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nevada owns the country's No. 88-rated mark, allowing 66.3 points per game on the highway. Iona, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Nevada was a 61-47 winner at home against CS Bakersfield. The Wolf Pack got 16 points from Olek Czyz as Nevada ran past CS Bakersfield 61-47 on Tuesday at Lawlor Events Center.

Iona won its last outing, a 75-62 result against Rider on February 15. They covered in that game as a 9-point favorite. The Gaels grabbed a 75-62 win over the Broncs on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Sean Armand at Alumni Gymnasium.

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Fresno State are 9-1
After a win are 9-1

Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Fairfield are 5-5
After playing Rider are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Wolf Pack at Gaels trends to consider:
Nevada is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Iona is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Iona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iona's last 6 games at home
Iona is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Nevada at Fresno State, Saturday, February 25
Iona home to Fairfield, Friday, February 24