Can Iowa regroup at Ohio State?
No. 8 Iowa looks to get back on track today when the Hawkeyes hit the road to face Ohio State at 4PM ET on CBS.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Iowa is a slight favorite on the road, as the Hawkeyes are getting odds of -4 points against Ohio State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 142 points.
Iowa is 20-7 overall, 11-4 in the Big Ten, 5-4 on the road and 13-11 against the spread. Ohio State is 18-11 overall, 10-6 in the Big Ten, 13-5 at home and 15-12-1 against the spread. Iowa has won three of the last four in this series and covered in four of the last five meetings. These two have yet to meet this season.
Iowa is in a bit of a funk, losing three of its last four and failing to cover in four straight. Ohio State had a four-game win streak snapped by Michigan State on Tuesday night and the team is now without Jae’Sean Tate for the remainder of the season. Ohio State may have 10 wins in conference play, but none come against the top six teams in the conference. The Buckeyes are also just 1-2 against the spread as a home underdog this season. Iowa may not be playing well, but the Hawkeyes have shown they can pick up wins on the road against good opponents, including Michigan State. Look for Iowa to handle its business today and get back on track.
SUNDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL PICK: IOWA -4