10* BIG TEN TOTAL OF YEAR - 30-15 (+$13K!)
(NCAAB) Northwestern vs. Iowa, 01/31/2023 9:00 PM, Score: 70 - 86
Total: 150.00 | -109.00 Under
Result: Loss
10* UNDER Northwestern/Iowa (BIG TEN TOY)

Both teams have been playing to several higher-scoring games of late, but I'm expecting a much more defensive affair this evening. Both teams have done decently to this point. Northwestern is 15-5, while Iowa is 13-8. The Wildcats enter on a three-game win skein. Most recently they beat Minnesota by a score of 81-61. I'm expecting a similar final combined score here as well, as Northwestern only averages 69.8 PPG, but makes up for it on the defensive end, holding opponents to an effective field goal percentage of 46.8 percent, ranked 45th. So expect the visitors to slow this one down at all costs. Iowa averages 81.3 PPG, but it's been trading high-scoring "overs" with low-scoring "unders" over its last six games, and off a 93-82 home win over Rutgers last time out, all signs point to this pattern continuing. Expect a more methodical pace here; the play is indeed on the "under!"

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