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Iowa favored by 3 against Purdue on Saturday

Iowa HawkeyesPurdue Boilermakers
Nov 19, 12:00 PM | Grass of Ross-Ade Stadium

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds

6-4TEAM RECORD5-5

The Hawkeyes will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Boilermakers in Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday in Week 12 action.

The Boilermakers currently sports a record of 5-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-5 ATS. The Hawkeyes are 6-4 and 4-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Boilermakers post a 5-3-2 over under record this season, while the Hawkeyes have gone 6-3 against the number.

View Iowa vs Purdue Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Boilermakers sat as 3-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Boilermakers at No. 84 and the Hawkeyes at No. 98 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 33-26 result in favor of the Hawkeyes.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Purdue's No. 69-ranked offense (25.9 PPG) against a Hawkeyes defense that ranks No. 48 at 23.8 PPG. The Boilermakers passing attack has averaged 196.4 yards per game, less than the Hawkeyes give up through the air (239.3 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Hawkeyes feature the league's No. 89-rated road run defense, allowing 201 yards per game. Purdue, meanwhile, ranks No. 40 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Iowa, they were a 37-21 loser as they battled Michigan State at home. Iowa failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 58 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Purdue won its last outing, a 26-23 result against Ohio State on November 12. Purdue covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 49 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Hawkeyes at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Purdue
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games when playing Purdue
Purdue is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Purdue is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue's last 7 games at home
Purdue is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Iowa

Next up:
Iowa at Nebraska, Friday, November 25
Purdue at Indiana, Saturday, November 26

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