Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds
The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Iowa and Purdue on Saturday, with the host Hawkeyes trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.
The Hawkeyes currently sports a record of 4-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-6-1 ATS. The Boilermakers are 3-6 and 4-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hawkeyes post a 2-6 over under record this season, while the Boilermakers have gone 5-3 against the number.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Boilermakers listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier this week at . Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Hawkeyes sit at No. 80 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Boilermakers are at No. 67 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Hawkeyes will win this game 24-23.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iowa's No. 105-ranked offense (20.4 PPG) against a Boilermakers defense that ranks No. 85 at 30.2 PPG. The Hawkeyes passing attack has averaged 198.4 yards per game, less than the Boilermakers give up through the air (225.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Boilermakers feature the league's No. 38-rated road run defense, allowing 138.7 yards per game. Iowa, meanwhile, ranks No. 97 in rushing offense at home.
Purdue was a 34-9 loser in its last match at home against Penn State. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 43 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Purdue didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Nittany Lions as Penn State blasted them 34-9 in Week 10 action.
Iowa lost its last outing, a 24-21 result against Indiana on November 3. Iowa failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kevonte Martin-Manley hauled in 7 passes for 131 yards against the Indiana defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 24-21 loss against the Hoosiers on Saturday.
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Boilermakers at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue's last 7 games
Purdue is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Purdue is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Iowa
Purdue is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Purdue
Iowa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Purdue
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 5 games
Iowa is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
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