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The Iowa Hawkeyes and the Northwestern Wildcats will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Iowa lost its last outing, a 75-67 result against Michigan on January 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog.

In their last action, Northwestern was a 63-60 winner at home against Purdue. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs.

Iowa:
Team record: 15-4 SU, 11-6 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Northwestern
is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Northwestern

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Michigan State are 5-5
After playing Michigan are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2

Northwestern:
Team record: 10-10 SU, 7-12 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Iowa

When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Wisconsin are 4-6
After playing Purdue are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Iowa home to Michigan State, Tuesday, January 28
Northwestern at Wisconsin, Wednesday, January 29