In the Yellowhammer State, a Midwest Region game between an SEC member and a Big Ten program takes place on the first full day of March Madness. The Auburn Tigers, seeded ninth, face off against the eighth-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes, with the winner advancing to the second round and the loser heading home on Thursday night. Both teams lost in the second round of their respective conference tournaments, with Auburn falling to Arkansas and Iowa losing to Ohio State.
Auburn had a strong start to the season with a 16-3 record but stumbled in the second half with only 4 wins in their last 13 games. They lost to Arkansas in the second round of the SEC Tournament despite a late comeback effort, with K.D. Johnson leading the Tigers in scoring. Auburn has an average scoring offense, defense, and rebounding, with Wendell Green Jr., Jaylin Williams, and Johni Broome as key players.
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Iowa had a mixed season, winning 5 of their first 6 games before losing 6 of their next 9, then going on a 9-3 run before losing 4 of their last 6 games. In their loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament, Filip Rebraca was the leading scorer for the Hawkeyes. Iowa has a strong offense, averaging over 80 points per game, but a weak defense that allows over 74 points per game. Kris Murray leads the team in scoring and rebounding, with Patrick McCaffery, Filip Rebraca, and Tony Perkins as other scoring options.
This matchup between Auburn and Iowa is the first time these two programs have met as Division I opponents. Stay tuned for the outcome of this game in which Auburn will be looking for revenge after losing its last game, while Iowa needs a win to end its two-game losing streak in a game where they are underdogs.
Auburn Tigers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Game Information
- Date: 03/16/2023
- Time: 06:50 PM ET
- Location: Legacy Arena.
- How to Watch Auburn vs Iowa: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Auburn vs Iowa Betting Lines
Iowa is +110 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $110.On the other side, Auburn is –130 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $76.92.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Iowa at a 47.62% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Auburn has 56.52% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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