Florida A&M vs Iowa ncaab betting prediction

Florida A&M vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction 12/16/2023

The Florida A&M Rattlers (2-5) travel to face off against the Iowa Hawkeyes (5-5) on Saturday, December 16th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Arena (IA) in Des Moines and televised on BTN. Florida A&M is coming off a win in their previous game, while Iowa is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Iowa State. Tip-off is set for 4:30 ET.

Florida A&M Rattlers vs Iowa Hawkeyes

The Florida A&M Rattlers Are Coming Off A Win

Florida A&M currently has a 2-5 record after seven games. In away games, they are 1-3, and on their home court, they are 0-1. As Florida A&M enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 3-2. In road games this season, Florida A&M has a 2-2 vs. the spread record, while in their previous ten road games, they are 6-4 ATS.

Through seven games, Florida A&M has an over/under record of 2-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 139.4 points per game so far. The Rattlers’ have recorded an over/under record of 0-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 162 points per game.

The Iowa Hawkeyes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After playing ten games, Iowa has a 5-5 record. The team is 0-3 on the road and 5-1 at home. As Iowa enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 3-6. Over their previous five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.

After 10 games, Iowa has an over/under record of 6-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 163.9 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Hawkeyes’ games have averaged 163 points per game, along with an over/under record of 4-1.

Florida A&M Offense Breakdown

The Rattlers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 65 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 69.7 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Keith Lamar, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.3, while K’Jei Parker also maintains a PPG average of 10.1 leading up to the game.

Keith Lamar (F) 14.3 6.1 1.4
K’Jei Parker (G) 10.1 4.3 3.7
Hantz Louis-Jeune (G) 9.9 3.9 1.9

Iowa Offense Breakdown

Against Iowa State, the Iowa had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 84.8 points per game. They scored 65 points and posted a field goal percentage of 38.6% in the game. Leading Iowa in scoring vs. Iowa State was Payton Sandfort with his 14 points. Dasonte Bowen also added 13 points for the Hawkeyes.

Ben Krikke (F) 17.9 5.0 1.4
Payton Sandfort (F) 13.3 7.2 2.7
Tony Perkins (G) 12.7 4.6 2.6

Florida A&M Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Florida A&M defense is giving up an average of 85.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Presbyterian, the Blue Hose finished with a field goal percentage of 40% and a total of 60 points vs. Florida A&M.

Iowa Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Iowa is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 77.5 points per game (219th). In today’s game vs. Florida A&M, the Iowa defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Iowa made 18 free-throws vs. the Hawkeyes.

Rattlers vs Hawkeyes Trends

  • Through their last five road contests, the Rattlers offense has averaged 62 points per game while allowing an average of 85. Florida A&M posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Across their three previous home games, Iowa has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Rattlers have gone 3-0 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Hawkeyes have a straight up record of 2-1, while going 1-2 against the spread.

Rattlers vs Hawkeyes Prediction

In this Hawkeyes vs. Hawkeyes matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Hawkeyes at -21.5. While we project the Hawkeyes to win 76-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Rattlers for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 151.5, and our model projects the Rattlers and Hawkeyes to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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