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Iowa at Purdue 2/5/20 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game Details

Game Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date & Time Wednesday February 5, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Mackey Arena 900, John R. Wooden Drive, Wabash Shores, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, 47906, USA
Latest odds
PUR -3 Total 137
TV Channel
BTN

The No. 17 ranked Iowa Hawkeyes visit Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana on Wednesday for a Big 10 tilt with the Purdue Boilermakers. Iowa improved to 16-6 overall and 7-4 in the Big Ten following its 72-65 victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday. Luka Garza led the Hawkeyes with 25 points and a tough Iowa defense down the stretch made the difference.

Luka Garza is the leading scorer and rebounder for Iowa with averages of 23.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game, while Connor McCaffery is the leader in assists with an average of 3.8 per game. Joe Weiskamp is the second leading scorer for Iowa with an average of 15.1 points per game and is the second leading rebounder with an average of 6.2 per game.

Purdue improved 12-10 overall and 5-6 in the Big Ten following its 61-58 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats. Sasha Stefanovic drilled a 3-pointer with just 3.1 seconds remaining to give the Boilermakers the win. Trevion Williams led the Boilermakers with 13 points. Purdue has won two of its last three but has lost three of its past 5.

Trevion Williams is the leading scorer and rebounder for the Purdue Boilermakers with averages of 11.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Eric Hunter Jr. is the second-leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 10.2 points and 2.8 assists per game. Williams and Hunter Jr. are the only two players for Purdue averaging double figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Iowa is 6-14 ATS in it's last 20 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Hawkeyes last 13
  • Purdue is 1-4 ATS in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Boilermakers last 9 played in February
Free Pick:
Purdue Boilermakers -3

Iowa has played quite well over the last two weeks, with six wins straight up in its last seven overall. However, the Hawkeyes have had their problems on the road against Purdue losing nine of their last 10 SU in Lafayette. In addition, the Hawkeyes have failed to cover the spread in five of their last six played during February. Final Score Prediction, Purdue Boilermakers win and cover ATS 70-65.

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