Michigan State Basketball 5-Point Underdogs Against Iowa

The Spartans will face Iowa Saturday afternoon, a team Tom Izzo holds a 34-12 record against.
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EAST LANSING – Michigan State basketball wraps up a three-game homestand against Iowa Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

The Spartans have won two games in a row, beating Nebraska 66-56 and Penn State, 60-58 on Tuesday night.

With the Hawkeyes in town, MSU will face a ranked opponent for the seventh time this season before hitting the road for two contests vs. Purdue and Indiana.

"We had a good practice yesterday, I'm hoping for a good one today," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said. "I think our guys realize every opportunity right now is against a quality team, which is a good thing."

MSU enters the matchup 10-7 overall with a 4-7 mark in the Big Ten, while Iowa is 14-6 but have lost four of its last six games.

How to Watch

  • Where: Breslin Center
  • When: Saturday, February 13, at 2:30 p.m.
  • Announcers: Gus Johnson & Jim Jackson

Odds

  • My Bookie: MSU is a 5-point underdog.
  • Pinnacle: MSU is a 5-point underdog.
  • Sports Betting: MSU is a 5-point underdog.
  • BetOnline: MSU is a 5-point underdog.

Last Five Games

  • Feb 2, 2021: MSU vs. Iowa, L 78-84
  • Feb 25, 2020: MSU vs. Iowa, W 78-70
  • Jan 24, 2019: MSU vs. Iowa, W 82-67
  • Dec 3, 2018: MSU vs. Iowa, W 90-68
  • Feb 6, 2018: MSU vs. Iowa, W 96-93

Series Notes

  • Michigan State leads the all-time series with Iowa, 76-56.
  • The Spartans have won 14 out of the last 17 matchups.
  • Tom Izzo is 34-12 in his career against Iowa.

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