Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Florida State Seminoles - 12/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida State Seminoles (4-1) at Iowa Hawkeyes (4-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9:15 pm (Carver-Hawkeye Arena)
The Line: Iowa Hawkeyes -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Iowa Hawkeyes will host the Florida State Seminoles in the ACC/Big 10 challenge.
Iowa currently has a 4-2 record and sit at 8th place in the big ten. After winning their first 3 games the Hawkeyes have gone 1-2 in their last 3 games. Their most recent game was a 84-61 victory over the Wichita Shockers. During that game Forward Jarrod Uthoff who scored 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds and blocking 5 shots led the Hawkeyes. Through 6 games this season the Hawkeyes have averaged 18.2 points per game and 5.7 rebounds with 2.3 blocks. Second on the team is Peter Jok who Is scoring 12.0 points per game and 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists. Iowa will try to help the big ten in their challenge against the ACC.
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The Florida State Seminoles have started their season winning 4 out of their first 5 games. Their most recent game was a 90-81 win over the Ohio Bobcats. Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley led the Seminoles with a combined 47 points with 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Through 5 games this season the leading scorer for the Seminoles has been Dwayne Bacon who is averaging 20.6 points per game and 6.4 rebounds. Behind him is Malik Beasley who is scoring 20.0 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Florida State will try to continue their winning ways against Iowa.
Florida State is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games following a against the spread loss. The Seminoles are 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 road games. The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games. The Hawkeyes are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record.
Florida State and Iowa both have gotten off to hot starts. Iowa unlike FSU has struggles in their most recent games winning only 1 out of their last 3. I think Florida State is a quality team this year. In a close game that could go either way il take the points with Florida State here.