Utah vs. Iowa Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Sunday, March 24, 2024

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The Utah Utes (20-14) aim to continue a four-game home winning streak when hosting the Iowa Hawkeyes (19-14) on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 9:00 PM ET.

Sunday’s matchup between the Utes and the Hawkeyes features the Utes as 5-point favorites. The game has an over/under of 165.

Utah vs. Iowa Odds

Point Spread for Utah vs. Iowa

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing Utah as the favorite.

Utah vs. Iowa Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Utah has -218 odds to pick up the win, while Iowa is listed at +180 to claim victory.

Utah vs. Iowa Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 165 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arena: Jon M. Huntsman Center

Utah vs. Iowa Betting Trends

In Utah’s 34 games this year, it has 17 wins against the spread. The Utes have come away with 16 wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the moneyline favorites in this season. Utah’s games this year have hit the over on 17 of 32 set point totals.

Iowa has played 32 games, with 12 wins against the spread. The Hawkeyes have put together a 4-11 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 26.7% of those games). Iowa’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under 65.6% of the time (21 out of 32 games with a set point total).

Utah vs. Iowa Key Players to Watch

Utah

Branden Carlson puts up 17.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.6 assists, shooting 50.0% from the floor and 37.1% from downtown with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game. Gabe Madsen is posting 13.1 points, 2.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per contest. Deivon Smith puts up a team-best 6.6 assists per game. He is also averaging 12.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, shooting 45.2% from the floor. Keba Keita averages 8.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, shooting 61.7% from the field.

Iowa

Payton Sandfort is No. 1 on the Hawkeyes in scoring (16.7 points per game) and rebounding (6.7), and produces 2.7 assists. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Tony Perkins is the Hawkeyes’ top assist man (4.7 per game), and he puts up 14.3 points and 4.4 rebounds. Owen Freeman tops the Hawkeyes in rebounding (6.7 per game), and posts 10.5 points and 1.1 assists. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 1.8 blocked shots. Ben Krikke is averaging 13.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, making 54.7% of his shots from the floor.

What you need to know about the Utah Utes

Offensively, the Utes are putting up 78.2 points per game (61st-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 72.7 points per contest at the other end of the court (208th-ranked). Utah is dominating in terms of rebounding, as it ranks best in college basketball in boards ( per game) and best in rebounds allowed ( per contest).

The Utes post 84.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 70.3 points per game on the road, a difference of 14.1 points per contest. Utah is making 8.9 three-pointers per game (41st-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 35.9% shooting percentage (73rd-ranked) from downtown. With 7.7 three-pointers conceded per game, the Utes are 268th in the country. They are allowing a 33.9% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 179th in college basketball.

The Utes are 6-4 against the spread and 5-5 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Utah has hit the over six times. Utah has seen a downturn in scoring lately, racking up 75.9 points per game in its last 10 outings, 2.3 points fewer than the 78.2 it has scored this season. The past 10 games have seen Utah give up 1.2 fewer points per game (71.5) than its season-long average (72.7).

What you need to know about the Iowa Hawkeyes

The Hawkeyes are the 13th-best team in the nation in points scored (83.2 per game) but 23rd-worst in points conceded (79.1). In 2023-24, Iowa is best in the nation in rebounds ( per game) and best in rebounds allowed ().

The Hawkeyes are scoring more points at home (88.3 per game) than away (77.2). Iowa is 249th in the nation in 3-pointers made (6.7 per game) and 120th in 3-point percentage (35.1%). The Hawkeyes are 289th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (7.9 per game) and 295th in 3-point percentage defensively (35.7%).

The Hawkeyes have a 4-5-1 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall over their last 10 contests. Iowa has hit the over in seven of its last 10 games. Iowa has fared worse offensively in its previous 10 games, tallying 81.4 points per contest, 1.8 fewer points its than season average of 83.2. The Hawkeyes are surrendering 82.1 points per contest in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 79.1 points allowed.

Utah vs. Iowa Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Utah, and we project that Iowa will cover the spread (Utah -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 165 points.

How to bet Utah vs. Iowa

You can bet on Utah vs. Iowa at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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