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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Iowa Hawkeyes in Battle with Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Iowa Hawkeyes will be trying to slam the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Sunday when the teams tip off at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Iowa Hawkeyes in this one found them listed as -8-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Scarlet Knights was expected to move the line.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-7 overall and 5-7-1 ATS, while the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 11-5 and 5-5 ATS. As for the betting totals, Iowa boasts a 6-6-1 on the OU, and Rutgers is 3-6-1.

The Hawkeyes - Scarlet Knights odds would favor the Hawkeyes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa is rated No. 93 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rutgers is at No. 164.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Iowa's No. 16-rated squad against Rutgers's No. 5-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Iowa rates No. 41 in the country with 9.06 per game, while their foes tonight, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights rank No. 255 nationally with 4.69 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rutgers was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Michigan State and falling by a 93-65 score at Breslin Center.

Peter Jok chucked in a team-high 34 points for Iowa on Thursday, but they still came up short in losing 93-90 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Rutgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Rutgers is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Rutgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games
  • Iowa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Iowa is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rutgers home to Northwestern, Thursday, January 12th
Iowa at Purdue, Thursday, January 12th