Postseason NIT - Iowa Hawkeyes vs Stony Brook Seawolves Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Stony Brook Seawolves vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Iowa Hawkeyes try to run the Stony Brook Seawolves off the court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in college hoops action.
Iowa battles the Seawolves, currently sitting with a 25-7 mark (3-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 11-18-1 for the Hawkeyes and 1-4 for the Seawolves.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 25-ranked Hawkeyes and the No. 48-rated Seawolves in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-72 win for the Seawolves on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Seawolves is ranked No. 38 in NCAA hoops at 37.9 per game. Contrast that with Iowa’s No. 10 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Iowa is the No. 267-ranked team in the country at 5.3 per game, while Stony Brook rates No. 205 at 5.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stony Brook owns the country's No. 6-rated mark, allowing 57.7 points per game on the highway. Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 110 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Stony Brook, they were a 71-58 winner as they battled Massachusetts on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. Stony Brook earned a 71-58 victory over Massachusetts on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Dave Coley at Mullins Center.
In their last action, Iowa was a 68-52 winner at home against Indiana State. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. Roy Devyn Marble scored 24 points leading the Hawkeyes to a 68-52 victory over Indiana State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday.
A few Seawolves at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Iowa's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games at home