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Iowa Hawkeyes Home to Purdue Boilermakers in NCAA Basketball Betting

Purdue Boilermakers will go to the free throw line vs Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, hoping to boost its 14-3 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Iowa Hawkeyes to cover the point spread in this one found them as 7-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa Hawkeyes sit at 10-7 (5-8-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Purdue Boilermakers are currently 14-3 (9-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Iowa is 6-7-1 OU, and Purdue is 8-5-1 OU.

The Hawkeyes - Boilermakers odds would favor the Boilermakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa is rated No. 80 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Purdue is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Iowa's No. 25-ranked scoring average of 83 PPG, against a Purdue Boilermakers defense rated No. 43 and allowing 65.35 PPG. The Iowa Hawkeyes FG% has averaged 45.86% to date this season, less than the Purdue Boilermakers shooters have managed so far (48.78% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Purdue got 18 points from Caleb Swanigan en route to a 66-55 victory over Wisconsin on Sunday at Mackey Arena.

The Hawkeyes got 18 points from Peter Jok as Iowa ran past Rutgers 68-62 on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Purdue is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Purdue is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Purdue is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue's last 7 games on the road
  • Iowa is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Iowa is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa's last 9 games
  • Iowa is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Illinois, Tuesday, January 17th
Iowa at Northwestern, Sunday, January 15th