Iowa vs. Northwestern Prediction
Big Ten rivals square off at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Sunday afternoon when No. 5 Iowa visits Northwestern at 12:00 p.m. ET. Are the Hawkeyes laying too many points as a 10-point favorite or will Iowa cover that number?
805 Iowa Hawkeyes (-10) at 806 Northwestern Wildcats (+10); o/u 157.5
12:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, January 17, 2021
Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, IL
Iowa vs. Northwestern College Basketball Prediction
The favorite has covered the spread in six of the previous eight meetings between these two teams while the Hawkeyes have covered eight straight games when playing on Sunday. Iowa is also 23-9-3 at the betting window in its last 35 games overall and is 10-4 against the number in its last 14 games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
On the other side, the Wildcats are now 0-4 against the spread in their last four games overall, are 0-4 against the number in their last four games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and are 0-4 at the betting window in their last four games when facing a team with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: IOWA HAWKEYES -10