Iowa vs. Rutgers Saturday Prediction
A pair of top-15 teams in the Big Ten meet at Rutgers Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon when No. 14 Rutgers hosts No. 10 Iowa at 2:00 p.m. ET. The underdog has dominated this series recently but will that be the case again this afternoon?
633 Iowa Hawkeyes (-3) at 634 Rutgers Scarlet Knights (+3); o/u 158.5
2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 2, 2021
Venue: Rutgers Athletic Center, Piscataway, NJ
Iowa vs. Rutgers College Basketball Prediction
The underdog is 6-0-1 against the spread in the last seven meetings between these two teams, while Rutgers is 3-0-1 against the number in its last four home games. The Scarlet Knights have also covered in four of their last five games as an underdog, are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last five games as a home dog and are 19-6-2 at the betting window in their last 27 games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
Meanwhile, are the Hawkeyes are 19-39-2 against the spread in their last 60 road games versus a team with a winning home record, are 16-38-2 against the number in their last 56 road games versus a team with a winning home percentage of greater than .600 and are just 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games as a road favorite.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS +3