Iowa Hosts Indiana Thursday on FS1

Iowa Hosts Indiana NCAA Basketball Betting Preview, Odds and Picks (Thursday, January 21, 2021)

January 21st, 2021 NCAA Basketball, Offshore Bookmaker

Namely, Luka Garza is a top favorite for national player of the year. Iowa’s center is one of the most dominant college players in recent memory. Garza has catapulted Iowa near the top of the national rankings. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery runs one of the most entertaining programs in America. To illustrate, the Hawkeyes are lights out offensively. Thursday, Iowa hosts an Indiana team struggling to find its way. However, the Hoosiers have been a consistent moneymaker with the College Basketball odds. Still is coach Archie Miller struggling to gain traction at Bloomington.

Indiana Hoosiers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Information

Date and Time:Thursday, January 21, 2021, 9 p.m. ET
Location:Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa
Indiana at Iowa TV Coverage:FS1
Indiana at Iowa Odds at SBG Sportsbook:
Indiana U+10 (-110)150 (-110)+415
Iowa-10 (-110)150 (-110)-525
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Indiana Hoosiers at Iowa Hawkeyes SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, Indiana still has some name brand cache. Younger gamblers are not as impressed with the Hoosiers. Like many traditional powers, Indiana is a shell of their former selves. Counter to that is an Iowa team increasing in offshore bookmaker appeal. Garza is becoming a national brand.

Indiana Hoosiers Team Overview

Late on, the Hoosiers have covered three of their last four games. Four of their previous five games cleared the total. Indiana is 8-6 straight up, 9-5 vs. the odds, and 7-7 on totals. Overall, nationally the Hoosiers rank 172nd for scoring and 113th for points allowed. Forward Trayce Jackson Davis averaged 20.4 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. While guard Armaan Franklin averages 12.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per contest.

Iowa Hawkeyes Team Overview

Iowa has covered four of their last five games. Three of those five games went under the total. As a result, the Hawkeyes are 12-2 straight up, 10-4 vs. the odds, and 10-4 over the total. Iowa ranks 2nd nationally for scoring and 243rd for points allowed. Center Luka Garza powers to 26.9 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. And then guard Joe Wieskamp averages 14.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per contest.

Indiana Hoosiers at Iowa Hawkeyes vs. The Line

Overall, the Hoosiers are 25-21 against the spread. Indiana is 6-8 vs. the odds on the road. The Hoosiers are 12-16 on the board against the Big Ten.

Indiana is 22-23-1 under the total in all games. While on the road, the Hoosiers are 5-8-1 to the under. Indiana is 14-13-1 to the over against the Big Ten.

To summarize, Iowa is 29-13-3 against the spread. At home, the Hawkeyes are 19-4-2 on the board. Iowa is 16-8-3 vs. the odds against the Big Ten.

Iowa is 24-21 over the total in all games. And then at home, the Hawkeyes are 13-11 to the over. Iowa is 14-13 over the spread in Big Ten games.

Indiana Hoosiers at Iowa Hawkeyes Head-to-Head vs. Spread

Indiana has covered eight of their last 11 against Iowa. And then eight of the last nine in this series cleared the total. Specifically, at Iowa, the Hoosiers are 4-1 against the spread. All five games went over the total.

Indiana Hoosiers at Iowa Hawkeyes SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Iowa rates the edge with the College basketball odds. As was previously noted, the Hawkeyes are tremendous home values. Indiana lacks the offense to keep up.

Indiana at Iowa SBG Best Bet: Iowa Hawkeyes.

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