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Point spread favors Boilermakers in battle with Hawkeyes

Iowa HawkeyesPurdue Boilermakers
Jan 17, 8:00 PM | Mackey Arena

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds


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

The Boilermakers sport records of 13-5 and 9-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hawkeyes have 11-8 and 8-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-8 for the Boilermakers and 8-5-1 for the Hawkeyes.

View Iowa vs Purdue Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 10-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boilermakers rated this week at No. 50 and the Hawkeyes sitting at No. 159. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 81-73 result in favor of the Boilermakers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Purdue's No. 196-rated squad against Iowa's No. 104-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Purdue rates No. 36 in the country with 8.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 302 nationally with 4.8 per match.

Defensively, Iowa features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.6 points per game. Purdue, meanwhile, comes in at No. 129 nationally in scoring at home.

Iowa was a 75-59 winner in its last match at home against Michigan. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Iowa earned a 75-59 victory over Michigan on Saturday, getting 19 points from Matt Gatens at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Purdue was a 67-62 loser in its last match at home against Wisconsin. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Boilermakers endured a 67-62 loss at the hands of the Badgers on Thursday, despite a 16-point effort from Terone Johnson at Mackey Arena.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Michigan are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Michigan State are 8-2
After playing Wisconsin are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Hawkeyes at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 7 games when playing on the road against Purdue
Iowa is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Purdue
Iowa is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Purdue is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Purdue is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Purdue's last 6 games when playing Iowa
Purdue is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Iowa

Next up:
Iowa home to Nebraska, Thursday, January 26
Purdue at Michigan State, Saturday, January 21