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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers College Basketball Betting Preview

The Purdue Boilermakers host Iowa on Wednesday, looking to build on their 11-2 mark against the 8-5 Hawkeyes in college basketball betting action at Mackey Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Purdue Boilermakers in this one found them listed as -12-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Hawkeyes was expected to move the line.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Purdue Boilermakers battles the Iowa Hawkeyes, currently sitting with a 8-5 mark (4-5-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-4 for the Purdue Boilermakers and 4-6 for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 10 (Purdue) and the No. 96 (Iowa) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Iowa is ranked No. 29 in NCAA basketball at 40.69 per game. Contrast that with Purdue's No. 41 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Purdue is the No. 32-ranked team in the country at 9.54 per game, while Iowa rates No. 39 at 9.31 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawkeyes blew out Delaware State on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 89-57 win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Boilermakers blew out Norfolk State on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 91-45 win at Mackey Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 5 games
  • Iowa is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Purdue is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Purdue is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Purdue is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Iowa
  • Purdue is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Iowa

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa home to Michigan, Sunday, January 1st
Purdue at Minnesota, Sunday, January 1st