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Michigan State Spartans vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Matchup Report

Iowa HawkeyesMichigan State Spartans
Jan 10, 7:00 PM | Breslin Center

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans Odds


Michigan State will look to improve on its 14-2 record on Tuesday when they host Iowa in NCAAB odds action at Breslin Center.

The Spartans bring a 14-2 record (10-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-7 Hawkeyes, who are 7-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Michigan State go 7-5-2 so far and the Hawkeyes go 7-4-1.

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Betting Line:
If you're going with the Spartans in this one, they're listed as 14.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Spartans) and the No. 146 (Hawkeyes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 86-75 result in favor of the Spartans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawkeyes is ranked No. 111 in NCAA hoops at 36.4 per game. Contrast that with Michigan State’s No. 8 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Michigan State is the No. 272-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Iowa rates No. 290 at 4.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iowa owns the country's No. 230-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Michigan State, on the other hand, rates No. 68 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Iowa was a 76-47 loser at home against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 11.5–point spread as underdogs. The Hawkeyes were hammered by Ohio State on Saturday, losing by a 76-47 final at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in college basketball betting action.

Michigan State won its last outing, a 63-60 result against Wisconsin on January 3. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. The Spartans grabbed a 63-60 win over the Badgers on Tuesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Draymond Green at Kohl Center.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Michigan are 2-8
After playing Ohio State are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Michigan State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Northwestern are 7-3
After playing Wisconsin are 9-1
After a win are 10-0

A few Hawkeyes at Spartans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Iowa's last 11 games when playing on the road against Michigan State
Iowa is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Iowa is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Michigan State
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
Michigan State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan State's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Iowa home to Michigan, Saturday, January 14
Michigan State at Northwestern, Saturday, January 14