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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Iowa Hawkeyes Over Drake Bulldogs

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Iowa and Drake on Saturday, with the host Hawkeyes trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Iowa Hawkeyes were listed as -7-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Drake Bulldogs vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa Hawkeyes sport a record of 5-6 and 2-4-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Drake Bulldogs have 5-5 and 5-2-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-4 for the Iowa Hawkeyes and 5-3 for the Drake Bulldogs.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Iowa Hawkeyes at No. 239 and the Drake Bulldogs at No. 139 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Drake Bulldogs rank No. 168 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 35.5 per game. That compares with Iowa’s No. 24 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Iowa is college basketball's No. 76-ranked team at 8.73 per game, while the Drake Bulldogs rate No. 15 with 10.5 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drake suffered a 68-67 loss against Minnesota on Monday, getting 15 points from Ore Arogundade in a losing effort at Williams Arena.

The Hawkeyes blew out Southern on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 91-60 win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Drake is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Drake is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Iowa
  • Drake is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Iowa
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Drake's last 9 games when playing Iowa
  • Iowa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Iowa is 5-10-2 ATS in its last 17 games when playing Drake
  • Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Drake
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa's last 9 games when playing Drake

Next Betting Matchups

Drake at South Dakota State, Tuesday, December 19th
Iowa at Southern Utah, Tuesday, December 19th