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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Northwestern Wildcats Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Carver-Hawkeye Arena Sunday as the Iowa Hawkeyes look to beat the odds vs the Northwestern Wildcats in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Northwestern Wildcats in this one, their betting line was listed as 14-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northwestern Wildcats will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Sunday; they are 10-10-2 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Iowa Hawkeyes are 11-8 ATS. Northwestern Wildcats are 9-12-1 on betting the total; Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-8-1.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 13 (Iowa) and the No. 237 (Northwestern) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Northwestern Wildcats rank No. 106 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.45 per game. That compares with Iowa’s No. 87 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Iowa is college basketball's No. 25-ranked team at 9.05 per game, while the Northwestern Wildcats rate No. 58 with 8.18 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats were hammered by Michigan State on Thursday, losing by a 76-45 final at Welsh-Ryan Arena in college basketball betting action.

The Hawkeyes endured a 74-68 loss at the hands of the Terrapins on Thursday, despite a 14-point effort from Peter Jok at Xfinity Center.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • Northwestern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northwestern is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Iowa is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Iowa is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games
  • Iowa is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Minnesota, Thursday, February 4th
Iowa at Penn State, Wednesday, February 3rd