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Iowa vs. Minnesota – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Minnesota Golden Gophers (10-4, 1-4 Big Ten) are 5.5-point underdogs as they try to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Iowa Hawkeyes (12-4, 2-3 Big Ten) on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Williams Arena. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 153.5.

Iowa vs. Minnesota Predictions

Iowa vs. Minnesota Betting Odds

Iowa vs Minnesota Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Iowa -5.5 153.5 points

Iowa vs. Minnesota Last 10 Games

  • Iowa covered the spread seven times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 8-2 record straight-up in those games.
  • The final score of the past 10 Iowa games has gone over the set total eight times.
  • The Hawkeyes’ past 10 outings have ended with an average of 150.7 points scored. That’s 2.8 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Hawkeyes’ per-game scoring average during their last 10 games is 6.4 points lower than their season-long average.
  • Minnesota has a 6-4 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of the past 10 games.
  • The last 10 Golden Gophers games averaged 134 total points, 19.5 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • In their past 10 games, the Golden Gophers have a 66.5 points-per-game average, 3.1 points below their season-long scoring average.

Iowa vs. Minnesota Betting Trends

  • Iowa has covered the spread in a matchup 11 times this season (11-5-0).
  • The Hawkeyes have an ATS record of 6-3 when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.
  • Iowa games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 13 times this season.
  • The 86.5 points per game the Hawkeyes put up are 21.2 more points than the Golden Gophers give up (65.3).
  • Iowa has a 10-5 record against the spread and a 12-3 record overall when putting up more than 65.3 points.
  • Minnesota is 9-5-0 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 5.5-point underdogs or more, the Golden Gophers have a perfect ATS record of 6-0.
  • Minnesota games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under eight times this season.
  • The Golden Gophers put up an average of 69.6 points per game, only 2.2 fewer points than the 71.8 the Hawkeyes allow to opponents.
  • When it scores more than 71.8 points, Minnesota is 5-2 against the spread and 7-0 overall.

Iowa vs. Minnesota Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Iowa and its opponents have combined to outscore Sunday’s over/under of 153.5 points 11 times.
  • This season, Minnesota has played only two games with a combined score higher than 153.5 points.
  • The Hawkeyes average 86.5 points per game against the Golden Gophers’ 69.6, totaling 2.6 points over the contest’s over/under of 153.5.
  • This game’s over/under is 16.4 fewer points than the 137.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
  • This season the average total for Hawkeyes games is 149.8 points, 3.7 fewer than the over/under of 153.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 19.2 points separates this contest’s over/under (153.5 points) and the average total points bet in Golden Gophers’ games (134.3 points) this season.

Iowa Team Leaders

  • Keegan Murray: 23.9 PTS, 8 REB, 1.5 STL, 2.1 BLK, 59.3 FG%, 36.4 3PT% (24-for-66)
  • Kris Murray: 10 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 51.7 FG%, 43.5 3PT% (20-for-46)
  • Patrick McCaffery: 9.4 PTS, 41.6 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (11-for-37)
  • Jordan Bohannon: 10.8 PTS, 40 FG%, 38.3 3PT% (36-for-94)
  • Joe Toussaint: 5.3 PTS, 1.4 STL, 49.3 FG%, 46.2 3PT% (6-for-13)

Minnesota Team Leaders

  • Payton Willis: 15.8 PTS, 1.8 STL, 46.9 FG%, 41 3PT% (34-for-83)
  • Jamison Battle: 17.9 PTS, 47.6 FG%, 36.1 3PT% (35-for-97)
  • Eric Curry: 8.7 PTS, 45.9 FG%
  • E.J. Stephens: 11.3 PTS, 1.4 STL, 44.4 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (20-for-52)
  • Luke Loewe: 6.6 PTS, 35.9 FG%, 25 3PT% (9-for-36)

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