Michigan State Vs Iowa: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 26, 2023

Written By Staff on January 25, 2023

The Michigan State Spartans (13-7, 5-4 Big Ten) host the Iowa Hawkeyes (12-7, 4-4 Big Ten) in a matchup of Big Ten rivals at Breslin Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Spartans’ (-146 to win on the moneyline) matchup with the Hawkeyes (+120).

The betting facts in the article below reference odds valid as of January 26, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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Michigan State vs Iowa Betting Odds

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Michigan State Offense Vs. Iowa Defense

Michigan State Offense Stats (Rank) Iowa Defense
69.7 (223) Points/Gm 73.5 (290)
13.6 (226) Possessions/Game 7.5 (3)
44.7 (175) Field Goal % 45.6 (292)
38.0 (29) 3PT % 34.4 (219)
50.7 (200) Effective FG % 51.2 (244)
57.2 (61) True Shooting % 53.2 (126)

Iowa Offense Vs. Michigan State Defense

Iowa Offense Stats (Rank) Michigan State Defense
81.7 (19) Points/Gm 65.9 (80)
7.5 (362) Possessions/Game 13.6 (133)
45.5 (128) Field Goal % 40.4 (35)
34.4 (168) 3PT % 30.5 (45)
51.9 (136) Effective FG % 46.0 (31)
56.0 (109) True Shooting % 53.0 (117)

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Michigan State Betting Insights

  • Michigan State has compiled an 11-9-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Spartans have been favored by 2.5 points or more 11 times this season, and covered the spread in six of those contests.
  • In Michigan State’s 20 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 10 times.
  • In five games this season, the Spartans and their opponents have gone over 146 combined points.
  • Michigan State’s outings this year have an average point total of 135.5, 10.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Iowa Betting Insights

  • Iowa has put together an 11-8-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Hawkeyes have covered the spread once this year (1-2 ATS) when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • A total of 10 Iowa’s games this year have gone over the point total.
  • The Hawkeyes have combined with their opponent to score more than 146 points in 13 of 19 games this season.
  • Iowa’s average game total this season has been 155.3, 9.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Michigan State Key Players

  • Tyson Walker leads the Spartans scoring 14.1 points per game.
  • Michigan State is led in rebounding by Joey Hauser’s 7.5 rebounds per game and assists by A.J Hoggard’s 6.3 assists per game.
  • Walker is the top three-point shooter for the Spartans, connecting on 1.7 per game.
  • Michigan State’s blocks leader is Mady Sissoko, who records 0.8 per game. Jaden Akins leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.

Iowa Key Players

  • Kris Murray leads the team in both scoring (21.3 points per game) and rebounding (8.9 rebounds per game).
  • Connor McCaffery puts in work dishing out assists and is Iowa’s assist leader with 2.8 per game.
  • Murray makes more threes per game than any other member of the Hawkeyes, cashing in 2.5 treys per game.
  • McCaffery tops Iowa in steals with 1.4 per game, and Filip Rebraca leads the squad in blocks with 1.4 per game.
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