Iowa vs Maryland: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 7, 2021

Luka Garza leads the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes into a matchup with the Maryland Terrapins after scoring 25 points in a 77-75 win over Rutgers. The Terrapins are  underdogs in the game on Thursday, January 7, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The over/under is  in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 7, 2021, 2:13 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Iowa Betting Information

  • Iowa has a 6-3 record ATS this year.
  • The Hawkeyes are 5-2 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 6-point favorite.
  • 7 of 9 Iowa games this season (77.8%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Iowa Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Garza 11 27.5 9.1 1.2 0.5 2.0 1.7
Joe Wieskamp 11 14.5 6.7 1.5 1.3 0.2 1.7
CJ Fredrick 11 10.9 1.1 2.6 0.4 0.1 2.1
Jordan Bohannon 11 9.0 3.1 4.4 0.9 0.0 2.4
Jack Nunge 9 7.3 5.6 1.3 0.2 1.1 0.4
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Maryland Betting Information

  • Maryland has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 4-5 record.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Terrapins are at least a 6-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • Six of the Terrapins nine games (66.7%) this season have covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Maryland Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Eric Ayala 11 14.3 2.8 2.5 1.0 0.0 1.6
Donta Scott 11 12.9 7.3 1.7 0.6 0.6 1.7
Aaron Wiggins 11 11.5 5.2 3.1 1.0 0.4 1.3
Hakim Hart 11 9.3 2.7 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.3
Jairus Hamilton 11 8.4 3.1 1.0 0.3 0.1 1.5

Total Facts

  • Iowa’s games this season have gone over the point total for Thursday’s matchup (154.5 points) in nine out of 11 opportunities (81.8% of matchups).
  • Two Maryland games this year (18.2% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Thursday’s point total of 154.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 165.3 points per game, 10.8 points more than the total of 154.5 for this game.
  • This matchup’s total is 13.9 fewer points than the 140.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Hawkeyes have seen a 166.7 average over/under in their games this season, 12.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 15.2 points separates this contest’s over/under (154.5 points) and the average total points bet in Terrapins games (139.3 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2020 Maryland Maryland -5.5 144.5 -254 +200 Regular Season 82-72 MD
1/10/2020 Maryland Iowa -2 146.5 -132 +110 Regular Season 67-49 IOWA
2/19/2019 N/A Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-65 MD

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