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Purdue Boilermakers Host the Iowa Hawkeyes in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Iowa Hawkeyes will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Boilermakers in Purdue at Mackey Arena on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Purdue Boilermakers as -8.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Iowa Hawkeyes have watched them go 10-3 and 7-5 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Purdue Boilermakers are at 13-1 and 8-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Purdue Boilermakers are 3-7, while the Iowa Hawkeyes have a 6-5-1 mark.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-ranked Purdue Boilermakers and the No. 17-rated Iowa Hawkeyes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Purdue's No. 63-ranked offense, averaging 79.57 PPG, against a Hawkeyes defense that ranks No. 102 at 68.08 PPG. The Boilermakers field goal percentage has averaged 46.81% so far, less than the Hawkeyes marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.23% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Iowa got 25 points from Mike Gesell en route to a 83-70 victory over Michigan State on Tuesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Boilermakers got 24 points from A.J. Hammons as Purdue ran past Wisconsin 61-55 on Tuesday at Kohl Center.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Iowa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Iowa is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa's last 6 games on the road
  • Purdue is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Purdue is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Purdue's last 8 games
  • Purdue is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa home to Nebraska, Tuesday, January 5th
Purdue at Michigan, Thursday, January 7th