Iowa vs. Michigan State Prediction
No. 15 Iowa heads to East Lansing on Saturday where the Hawkeyes will take on Michigan State at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Listed as a 5-point road favorite, are the struggling Hawkeyes a safe bet to cover or will Sparty prove to be a tougher test than most expect?
653 Iowa Hawkeyes (-5) at 654 Michigan State Spartans (+5); o/u 152.5
2:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 12, 2021
Venue: Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI
Iowa vs. Michigan State College Basketball Prediction
The Hawkes are now 18-40-2 against the spread in their last 60 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. They’re also 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games and 1-4 against the number in their last five games when favored. Iowa is 1-5 against the spread in its last six games overall, too.
While the Spartans have struggled themselves (2-12 ATS in their last 14 games overall), they’re 11-3 at the betting window in their last 14 games as a home underdog and have cashed in six of their last eight games when an underdog either home or away.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS +5