Betting on today's Hawkeyes and Hoosiers game? Catch the action at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN, as the Hoosiers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BTN. Iowa is favored by -1 in this Big Ten conference contest against Indiana. The game's over/under currently sits at 159 points.

IOWA HAWKEYES VS INDIANA HOOSIERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Hoosiers +1

This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.

WHY BET THE INDIANA HOOSIERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hoosiers.
  • Not only will Indiana pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 159 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Hawkeyes Have What it Takes on the Road?

After defeating Michigan 88-78, Iowa comes into this game with a 12-8 record. So far, the Hawkeyes have gone 4-5 in Big Ten play compared to their 8-3 non-conference record.

On the road, Iowa is just 2-4, but they have won two straight games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -7.3 compared to +14.4 at home. In their last 10 road games, Iowa has gone 4-6.

As the favorite this season, Iowa has gone 6-6 against the spread. On the road, the Hawkeyes are 3-3 ATS this year and over their last 10 road games, they have a mark of 4-5-1 vs. the spread. In their last three games as the favorite, Iowa is 2-1 ATS.

Today's over/under line of 159 matches the average over/under line in Iowa games this season (160.7). So far, the over/under record in their games is 14-6. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points and their over/under record during this span is 1-2. On the year, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today's line of 159.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Iowa's offense scored 88 points against Michigan. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.4%, and they went 18/18 from the free-throw line. Payton Sandfort was the leading scorer for the Hawkeyes, putting up 26 points. In addition, Tony Perkins contributed 24 points.

Coming into the game, Iowa will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.4 points per game (275th). In today's game vs. Indiana, the Iowa defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Iowa made 15 free-throws vs. the Hawkeyes.

Are the Hoosiers Ready for a Home Win?

Indiana enters this game as a slight underdog, as they have gone 2-8 when not favored this season. Their record at home is 10-3, and they have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games at home.

Overall, the Hoosiers are 12-8, and they have lost three games in a row. In their most recent game, they fell to Illinois by a score of 70-62.

As the underdog this season, Indiana has gone 5-5 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 10-9-1, and they are 7-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hoosiers are 5-5 vs. the spread. At home, Indiana has gone 7-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 games.

This season, the over/under record for Indiana games is 10-10, and the average scoring in their games is 147.6 points. Today's over/under line of 159 is higher than the average OU line in their games (145.1), but the average scoring in their last three games is 151 points.

In their most recent game, the Indiana offense concluded with only 62 points against Illinois. Throughout the game, they made 0/9 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 46.3%. The team's top scorer is Malik Reneau, who enters today's matchup with an average of 16.7, while Kel'el Ware also carries a PPG average of 14.2 into the game.

At this time, the Hoosiers' defense is positioned 217th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. In today's game vs. Iowa, the Indiana defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Indiana made 17 free-throws vs. the Hoosiers.