As the college basketball betting action continues on Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Indiana Hoosiers face off against the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Conference showdown from Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Now, lets did into the top Indiana vs. Iowa betting pick, odds tips, and prediction.
Indiana Hoosiers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Odds & Line Movement
Iowa is the favorite to win at home with 151 points at the best Indiana online betting sites. Also, the top Iowa online gambling apps have the Hawkeyes laying three points on the Indiana Hoosiers. Indiana has won 3 games in a row against Iowa. Last season, Indiana beat Iowa 67-65 as the favorite and 81-69 when they were 10 points underdogs.
Notes On The Indiana Hoosiers
The Indiana Hoosiers have gone 5-1 SU andATS in their last six games on the road. Following a 61-58 loss at Penn State on January 2, the Hoosiers recovered with two strong victories over Ohio State 67-51 as 3.5-point home favorites and Minnesota 73-60 as 11.5-point favorites at home.
Trayce Jackson-Davis, a redshirt sophomore forward for Indiana, is the Hoosiers’ top scorer with 19.4 points per game. He exploded for 27 points, 12 rebounds, and five blocks in that win over Ohio State.
IIndiana is now 3-2 in the Big Ten, sitting in fifth place. The Hoosiers are No. 31 in the NCAA NET Rankings and No. 23 in the KenPom rankings.The Cardinals’ stellar defense has helped them achieve top-15 finishes in each of the past three seasons, allowing only 90.4 points per 100 possessions (11th in the country) on a 35.3 percent shooting from the field (2nd) and 28.9 percent from beyond the arc (34th).
Notes On The Iowa Hawkeyes
Following an 87-78 loss at the Wisconsin Badgers last Thursday, the Iowa Hawkeyes dropped to 11-4 SU and 9-6 ATS. They ended a four-game winning run by losing their second straight ATS game.
Iowa is 6-1 ATS in its last seven home games. The Hawkeyes are 2-1 ATS in their last three home outings. Keegan Murray, a sophomore, is having a fantastic season so far, compiling 24.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per game while shooting 59.5 percent from the field.
The Hawkeyes are 1-3 in conference play, sitting at No. 11 in the Big Ten standings. On a 48.0 percent shooting from the field (33rd), they’re scoring 121.2 points per game (3rd in the country). They’re ranked No. 27 in the NCAA NET Rankings and No In KenPom rankings
Pick And Prediction: Indiana Hoosiers +3.0
The Hoosier and Hawkeye differences are evident in this game. Indiana’s defense is solid, but Iowa leans on its fast-paced offense. The Hawkeyes give up 102.8 points per 100 possessions (155th nationally). On the other side, the Hoosiers score 109.3 points per 100 possessions (70th nation).
I’m predicting the Hoosiers will take care of business against the Hawkeyes by establishing their style of play and slowing things down. Indiana’s Keegan Murray will be tested by Indiana’s defense, while Iowa may have a tough time keeping up with Trayce Jackson-Davis.
In the last 12 games in Iowa at home, the over is 10-1-1, and in the previous 17 games there, it’s 13-3-1. Furthermore, seven of the previous ten meetings between Iowa and Indiana have gone over the total, therefore I’m going with these betting trends.
The Hoosiers will most likely attempt to slow it down, but the Hawkeyes are averaging over seventy possessions per forty minutes (forty-seventh in the country). In Iowa’s past six games, five of them have exceeded one hundred fifty-nine points combined.