wolverines vs hawkeyes betting predictions

NCAAB: Michigan Wolverines vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction 12/10/2023

The Michigan Wolverines (4-5) travel to face off against the Iowa Hawkeyes (5-4) on Sunday, December 10th. This game will be played at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City and televised on BTN. Iowa is coming off a win in their previous game, while Michigan is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Oregon. Tip-off is set for 4:30 ET.

Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes

The Michigan Wolverines Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Michigan enters today’s game with a 4-5 record overall. In their last three road games, including those from last year, Michigan has a road record of 1-2. Michigan has a below .500 ATS record, sitting at 3-4. Over their last five games, the team is 0-4 vs. the spread.

So far, Michigan’s games have averaged 158 points per game with the average over/under line being 150.4 points. The Wolverines’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 150 points per game.

The Iowa Hawkeyes Are Coming Off A Win

Iowa, who is 5-4 on the season, will be playing their 10th game. The Hawkeyes are 0-3 on the road and 5-1 overall. Iowa sits below the .500 mark in terms of ATS with a 3-6 record. Looking at their performance in the team’s previous five games, they are 1-4 against the spread.

So far, Iowa’s games have averaged 163.9 points per game with the average over/under line being 160.9 points. When looking at the Hawkeyes’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 163 points per game.

Michigan Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Michigan offense tallied 83 points in a matchup against Oregon. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.3%, and they made 13 threes. The top scorer for the Wolverines was Dug McDaniel with 33 points, while Nimari Burnett also chipped in with 13 points.

Dug McDaniel (G) 19.4 3.4 4.9
Olivier Nkamhoua (F) 17.0 6.8 2.8
Terrance Williams II (F) 10.8 4.4 1.1

Iowa Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Iowa’s offense looked good, scoring 103 points against North Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 59% and made 23/26 free throws. Offensively, the Hawkeyes hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 113rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 145th in terms of percentage and 229th in three-pointers made.

Ben Krikke (F) 17.2 4.7 1.4
Payton Sandfort (F) 13.7 7.7 2.7
Tony Perkins (G) 12.0 4.8 2.4

Michigan Team Defense

At this time, the Wolverines’ defense is positioned 212nd in the country, permitting 76.6 points per game. So far, the Michigan defense is giving up an average of 9.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.7 times per game (477th).

Iowa Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Iowa defense is giving up an average of 75.7 points per contest. Iowa’s three-point defense is currently 114th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.6% of their shots vs. Iowa.

Wolverines vs Hawkeyes Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Wolverines offense has averaged 70 points per game while allowing an average of 69. Michigan posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Hawkeyes have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 3-6-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 69 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Michigan has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Hawkeyes have a straight up record of 5-0, while going 2-3 against the spread.

Wolverines vs Hawkeyes Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Hawkeyes, with a final score of 75-67, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Hawkeyes at -4.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 162 and our model has the Wolverines and Hawkeyes finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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