Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Nittany Lions vs Hawkeyes CBB Odds
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(14-16) Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes (17-13)
2017 NCAA Basketball – Big Ten
Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM ET
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Hawkeyes -6
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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It’s a key Big 12 match up on Sunday afternoon in Iowa City. The Penn State Nittany Lions come to town on the Iowa Hawkeyes.
This is the first match up between the two teams this year. They split the season series last year with both teams winning on their home court.
Penn State Nittany Lions
The Penn State Nittany Lions have had an up and down season but the future is very bright for this team. The team they are playing with now is very young but still getting key experience this year.
Penn State comes into this game with a record of 14-16 and sit in 11th place in the Big Ten. They have lost four straight games.
Now predicting how this Nittany Lions team will fair against the Hawkeyes will be difficult until the game starts because of injuries.
Four of the seven leading scorers for the Nittany Lions are questionable for this game. How many of those players are able to go will ultimately decide if they can pull the upset.
This game for the Iowa Hawkeyes is a must win. A win won’t really help their tournament chances but a loss will destroy any chances they have of making it.
The Hawkeyes come inot this game with a 17-13 record and sit in 7th place in the Big Ten conference. They come into this game having won three in a row over Indiana, Maryland, and Wisconsin.
The Hawkeyes strength is on the offensive side of the floor. They average 79.9 points per game well shooting 44.7 percent from the field.
To win this game the Hawkeyes need to just play their game. They can’t come out tense or tight because of how important it is. If they just play their game they will win.
CBB Betting Trends:
- IOWA are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 home games.
- PSU are 2-8 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Iowa.
- Home team is 13-6 ATS in the last 19 meetings.
Free Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes NCAAB Prediction:
I don’t think it matters who plays for Penn State this Hawkeyes team is winning this game. It’s senior day and the team is going to come out motivated to perform well.
I think the Hawkeyes win and cover the spread.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Hawkeyes -6
The Sooners long range shooters are too much to handle, as they win and move on to the Elite 8.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Iowa 79 – Penn State 72
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