Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Grand Canyon Antelopes NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 20, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 7:03 PM

A first-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the 15th-seeded Grand Canyon Antelopes (17-6) hit the court as 14-point underdogs against the No. 2 seed Iowa Hawkeyes (21-8) on Saturday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The contest tips off at 6:25 PM ET on TBS. Here's what you need to know when filling out your brackets for this 2-15 matchup.

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Iowa vs Grand Canyon Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Iowa-14-109-112144.5-109-112-1284772

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Point Total Insights

  • In Iowa games this season, the total topped Saturday's over/under 22 times (75.9%).
  • In seven of 23 (30.4%) Grand Canyon games this season, the total points scored elevated above Saturday's 144.5 over/under.
  • These two squads combine to allow 133 points per game, 11.5 fewer than this contest's over/under.
  • The 83.8 points per game the Hawkeyes record are 22.7 more points than the Antelopes allow (61.1).
  • The Antelopes score an average of 75.6 points per game, only 3.7 more points than the 71.9 the Hawkeyes give up.
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    Iowa Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Hawkeyes have covered 15 times in 27 contests.
  • The Hawkeyes fare well when favored by at least 14 points, posting a 4-0-1 record against the spread.
  • Iowa and its adversaries have combined to cover the total in 0 of 27 games this season (0%).
  • Place a bet on the Iowa Hawkeyes to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Iowa Leaders

    Hawkeyes Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Luka Garza1723.28.61.50.82.01.2
    Joe Wieskamp1714.45.91.40.90.32.3
    Jordan Bohannon1711.12.74.50.80.02.7
    CJ Fredrick148.30.91.80.50.11.4
    Jack Nunge108.25.71.60.31.40.5

    Grand Canyon Betting Data

  • Grand Canyon has a 12-4 record against the spread, covering in 75% of their contests.
  • The Antelopes have gone 0-0 against the spread when they are at least a 14-point underdog.
  • Grand Canyon has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this season (0 out of 16 contests).
  • Place a bet on the Grand Canyon Antelopes to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Grand Canyon Leaders

    Antelopes Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Alessandro Lever1813.65.21.50.30.21.4
    Jovan Blacksher Jr.1811.13.85.81.60.00.9
    Mikey Dixon178.22.21.40.40.00.9
    Oscar Frayer177.42.71.50.50.61.5
    Gabe McGlothan186.44.80.40.40.30.2
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