Friday's game between the UConn Huskies (25-8) and Iona Gaels (27-7) squaring off at MVP Arena has a projected final score of 74-68 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of UConn, who is listed as the favorite by our model. The game will begin at 4:30 PM ET on March 17.

According to our computer prediction, Iona should cover the spread, which is currently listed at 9.5. The two sides are projected to go over the 141.5 over/under.

Iona vs. UConn Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 4:30 PM ET
  • TV: TBS
  • Where: Albany, New York
  • Venue: MVP Arena
  • Line: UConn -9.5
  • Point Total: 141.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): UConn -450, Iona +340

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Iona vs. UConn Score Prediction

  • Prediction: UConn 74, Iona 68

Spread & Total Prediction for Iona vs. UConn

  • Pick ATS: Iona (+9.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (141.5)

UConn has an 18-9-0 record against the spread this season compared to Iona, who is 15-8-0 ATS. The Huskies are 17-10-0 and the Gaels are 11-12-0 in terms of going over the point total. The two teams average 154.9 points per game, 13.4 more points than this matchup's total. UConn has an 8-2 record against the spread while going 8-2 overall in the past 10 games. Iona has gone 7-3 against the spread and 9-1 overall in its last 10 contests.

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Iona Performance Insights

  • The Gaels put up 76.4 points per game (67th in college basketball) while giving up 65.0 per outing (41st in college basketball). They have a +387 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 11.4 points per game.
  • Iona wins the rebound battle by 2.5 boards on average. It records 33.4 rebounds per game, 81st in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 30.9.
  • Iona knocks down 7.1 three-pointers per game (212th in college basketball) while shooting 36.0% from beyond the arc (82nd in college basketball). It is making 1.3 more threes than its opponents, who drain 5.8 per game at 29.2%.
  • Iona wins the turnover battle by 2.6 per game, committing 10.3 (37th in college basketball) while its opponents average 12.9.

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