Hawkeyes get a visit from Minnesota
The Hawkeyes and the Golden Gophers have played to six straight UNDER results dating back to 2011 as they prepare to hit the hardwood together Sunday afternoon.
Iowa is just 3-7 SU in its past 10 games against Minnesota, and slightly better at 5-5 ATS in that span.
Last year the two schools split their two meetings SU, but the Hawkeyes grabbed ATS victories for their supporters in both games.
The Hawkeyes sit at 14-3 (10-5 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Gophers are currently 14-4 (6-8-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Iowa is 10-5 OU, and Minnesota is 5-9 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hawkeyes as -10-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Hawkeyes and the No. 51-ranked Golden Gophers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 63-53 winner at home against Ohio State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Deandre Mathieu scored 13 points leading the Golden Gophers to a 63-53 victory over Ohio State at Williams Arena on Thursday.
Last time out for Iowa, they were an 84-74 winner as they battled Ohio State on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. Iowa earned an 84-74 victory over Ohio State on Sunday, getting 22 points from Roy Devyn Marble at Value City Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 86.35 PPG, against a Golden Gophers defense that ranks No. 64 at 66.28 PPG. The Hawkeyes field goal percentage has averaged 47.51% so far, more than the Golden Gophers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.64% per game.
A few Golden Gophers at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Minnesota is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Minnesota is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Iowa is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Iowa is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Iowa is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota home to Wisconsin, Wednesday, January 22nd
Iowa at Michigan, Wednesday, January 22nd