Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Purdue when they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Hawkeyes are 17-10 so far on the season, and 14-9 ATS vs. the number. The Boilermakers, meanwhile, are 13-14 and 11-15-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Iowa go 9-13-1 and the Boilermakers go 13-14 on the totals.
Bettors looking to side with Iowa in this one found them as 8.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hawkeyes at No. 32 and the Boilermakers at No. 71 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-67 result in favor of the Hawkeyes.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Boilermakers rank No. 13 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.7 per game. That compares with Iowa’s No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Iowa is college basketball's No. 250-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Boilermakers rate No. 331 with 4.2 per game.
Defensively, Purdue features the nation's No. 117-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.9 points per game. Iowa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 85 nationally in scoring at home.
Purdue won its last outing, a 74-43 result against Northwestern on February 24. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Purdue cruised to victory on Sunday, running Northwestern out of the gym and running up a 74-43 score at Mackey Arena.
In their last action, Iowa was a 64-60 loser on the road against Nebraska. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Iowa got 18 points from Roy Devyn Marble but lost anyway, 64-60, to Nebraska on Saturday at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Wisconsin are 9-1
After playing Northwestern are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Nebraska are 0-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Boilermakers at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Purdue is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games when playing on the road against Iowa
Purdue is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Purdue is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Iowa is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa's last 8 games when playing Purdue
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games when playing at home against Purdue
Iowa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Purdue
Purdue at Wisconsin, Sunday, March 3
Iowa at Indiana, Saturday, March 2