Betting on today’s Red Wolves and Hawkeyes game? Catch the action at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA, as the Hawkeyes hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on B1G+. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Hawkeyes as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 171.5 points.
ARKANSAS STATE RED WOLVES VS IOWA HAWKEYES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Arkansas State Red Wolves +19
This game will be played at Carver-Hawkeye Arena at 8:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE ARKANSAS STATE RED WOLVES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-66 in favor of the Hawkeyes.
- Even though we have Iowa winning straight-up, we like Arkansas State at +19.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 171.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Will the Red Wolves Make it Happen on the Road?
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 1-2 overall heading into their game against Iowa. They have a 0-2 record on the road and a 1-0 record at home. Against the spread, Arkansas State has a current record of 1-2 this season. Over their last ten games, encompassing the previous season as well, Arkansas State is 7-3 ATS.
Through three games, Arkansas State has an over/under record of 2-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 174.3 points per game so far. In the Red Wolves’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 79 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
Arkansas State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 100 points against Alcorn State. This output exceeded their season average of 83.7 points per game. For the season, the Arkansas State offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 58% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 10 made three’s per contest.
Coming into today’s game, the Arkansas State defense is giving up an average of 90.7 points per contest. The Arkansas State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 86 points and allowed Alcorn State to connect on 19 threes.
Is a Home Win Possible for Iowa?
Iowa currently has a 2-1 overall record. In their previous three home games, including one from last year, Iowa has a record of 1-2. In terms of Iowa’s performance against the spread, they come into today’s game with a 1-2 ATS record. When playing at home this season, Iowa is 1-1 ATS, and in their last ten home games, they have a 4-5-1 (ATS) record.
Iowa comes in with an over/under record of 3-0-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 173 points per game so far. When analyzing the Hawkeyes’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 85 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
The Iowa offense is coming off a game where they scored 84 points against Creighton. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 6 threes. The top scorer for the Hawkeyes was Ben Krikke with 24 points, while Tony Perkins also chipped in with 16 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Iowa defense is giving up an average of 75.7 points per contest. Iowa’s three-point defense is currently 33rd in the country at 6.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.4% of their shots vs. Iowa.