Picking up only a 10-point victory in the Round of 64 on Friday night, the Gonzaga Bulldogs will be looking for a more convincing win on Sunday when the take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in a Round of 32 betting matchup in Seattle.
The No. 2 Bulldogs settled for an 86-76 win over No. 15 North Dakota State in their tournament opener on Friday night, in a game in which they had been listed as big 17-point favorites. The No. 7 Hawkeyes are coming off an 83-52 win over No. 10 Davidson as a 2.5-point favorite.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Gonzaga Bulldogs sport a record of 33-2 and 17-14-2 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Iowa Hawkeyes have 22-11 and 18-13-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 18-11-2 for the Gonzaga Bulldogs and 10-17-1 for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The Bulldogs – Hawkeyes odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Gonzaga is rated No. 12 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Iowa is at No. 38.
Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Iowa is ranked No. 16 in NCAA basketball at 37.94 per game. Contrast that with Gonzaga’s No. 24 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Gonzaga is the No. 62-ranked team in the country at 7.11 per game, while Iowa rates No. 180 at 5.67 per game.
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Iowa cruised to victory on Friday, running Davidson out of the gym and running up a 83-52 score at KeyArena.
The Bulldogs got 23 points from Kyle Wiltjer as Gonzaga ran past North Dakota State 86-76 on Friday at KeyArena.