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Michigan vs. Iowa odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Feb. 25 predictions from proven computer model

The No. 9 Iowa Hawkeyes and the No. 3 Michigan Wolverines will face off in a Big Ten battle at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday at the Crisler Center. The Wolverines are 16-1 overall and 11-0 at home, while Iowa is 17-6 overall and 5-3 on the road. The two teams have split their last 10 head-to-head meetings with Iowa covering in six of those affairs. However, Michigan has won and covered in two of the last three.

Iowa is 13-10 against the spread so far this season, while Michigan is 13-4 against the number. The Wolverines are favored by five-points in the latest Michigan vs. Iowa odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 154.5. Before entering any Iowa vs. Michigan picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Michigan vs. Iowa. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Michigan vs. Iowa:

  • Michigan vs. Iowa spread: Michigan -5
  • Michigan vs. Iowa over-under: 154.5 points
  • Michigan vs. Iowa money line: Michigan -220, Iowa +180

What you need to know about Michigan

Even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Michigan beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 92-87 on Sunday. It was another big night for Michigan center Hunter Dickinson, who had 22 points in addition to nine rebounds. Dickinson is averaging 15.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game so far this season.

The Wolverines shot 53.4 percent from the floor in that victory. Michigan is also shooting 40.1 percent from deep in conference play and that ranks second in the Big Ten. The Wolverines are 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 games, and they’ve covered the number in seven of their last nine meetings against Iowa at home.

What you need to know about Iowa

Meanwhile, Iowa didn’t have too much breathing room in its matchup with the Penn State Nittany Lions on Sunday, but the Hawkeyes still walked away with a 74-68 win. Iowa can attribute much of its success to center Luka Garza, who posted a double-double with 23 points and 11 boards, and guard CJ Fredrick, who had 18 points. Garza continues to be the frontrunner for the player of the year award as he averages 24.7 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.

The Hawkeyes are averaging 86.4 points per game, which ranks third in the nation. However, Iowa has lost five of its last seven meetings against Michigan and the Hawkeyes are just 3-6 against the spread in their last nine games overall.

How to make Michigan vs. Iowa picks

The model has simulated Michigan vs. Iowa 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it also says one side of the spread hits over 50 percent of the time. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Michigan vs. Iowa? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the Iowa vs. Michigan spread you need to jump on, all from the computer model that has crushed its college basketball picks.