Recap - Nittany Lions Defeat Iowa 38-14
|Recap - Nittany Lions Defeat Iowa 38-14|
Iowa was unable to contain Bill Belton on Saturday and the result was a 38-14 Week 8 loss against the Nittany Lions.
Penn State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 42.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt McGloin completed 26 of 38 pass attempts for 289 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Greg Garmon rushed for 27 yards for Iowa, while Mark Weisman added 9 yards. James Vandenberg threw for 189 yards for the Hawkeyes, while receivers Keenan Davis and Kevonte Martin-Manley had 83 and 42 yards respectively.
Iowa was outgained by Penn State 504-209 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-14 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Penn State as their offense was on the field for 38:08, longer than the 21:52 of their opponents.
Penn State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Iowa will aim to get back on the winning track at Northwestern.