Indiana Hoosiers Vs Iowa Hawkeyes Line & Pick

Indiana Hoosiers Vs Iowa Hawkeyes Line & Pick

Both the Indiana Hoosiers and the Iowa Hawkeyes are on different bad streaks, and they look to bounce back when they meet this Tuesday. The college hoops line favors Iowa by 2-points to beat Indiana. Tip-off is this Tuesday, February 21st at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN from the Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

Indiana Hoosiers Vs Iowa Hawkeyes Spread & ATS Pick

What: Indiana Hoosiers (15-12) at Iowa Hawkeyes (14-13)
When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 PM ET  
Where: Iowa City, Iowa
Stadium: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Spread: Iowa -2
Watch: ESPN
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Indiana vs Iowa

Why Bet The Indiana Hoosiers To Beat The Hawkeyes

The Indiana Hoosiers have lost four straight including a 75-74 thriller against Minnesota over the weekend. They are 15-12 SU and 11-14-1 ATS this season. They average 80.3 points per game (39th) and allow 71.7 points per game (170th).

Indiana shoots 48.1% from the field (31st) and 37.4% from beyond the arc (77th). Junior guard James Blackmon Jr. (17.0 PPG & 4.8 RPG) scored 22 points on 7-17 shooting from the field against Minnesota. He had a bad night from three-point land, going 4-11.

"We just need to come together even more like we have been, get better like we have been," Blackmon said.

The Hoosiers average 39.7 rebounds per game (22nd), 14.3 assists (130th) and 6.41 steals. Their point is at +8.59. Center Thomas Bryant leads the team with 7.0 rebounds and sophomore forward OG Anunoby is tops with 1.3 steals per game.

Why Bet The Iowa Hawkeyes To Beat The Hoosiers

The Hawkeyes are on a three-game losing streak, losing against Minnesota (101-89), Michigan State (77-66) and Illinois (70-66). They are 14-13 SU and 9-14-2 ATS this season. They average 79.9 points per game (Tied-42nd) and allow 77.6 points per game (Tied-291st).

Iowa averages 44.6% shooting (166th) from the field and 35.9% from three-point land (144th). Senior guard Malcolm Hill (16.9 PPG & 5.7 RPG) led the way with 21 points against Ilinois. He shot 8-16 from the field and added eight rebounds but it wasn’t enough to avoid a third straight loss.

"It usually comes down to a mistake or two," Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. "We did so many good things, and we did some things that obviously weren’t as good, and they capitalized on those."

Iowa averages 39.0 rebounds (38th), 17.4 assists (10th) and 7.37 steals per game. Their point differential is a slim +2.34. Senior guard Peter Jok averages 6.1 rebounds and sophomore forward Nicholas Baer is tops with 1.4 steals per game.

If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:

  • Hoosiers are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games.
  • Hoosiers are 16-35-1 ATS in their last 52 games following a ATS win.
  • Hawkeyes are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games.
  • Hawkeyes are 10-23-1 ATS in their last 34 games overall.

Expert ATS Pick

Five players on the floor functioning as one single unit: team, team, team – no one more important that the other. -Coach Norman Dale

Bet Indiana to cover.

Sources:
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/game?gameId=400914987
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2294/iowa-hawkeyes
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/84/indiana-hoosiers