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Iowa Hawkeyes Face the Penn State Nittany Lions: Week 10 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Penn State and Iowa on Saturday, with the host Nittany Lions trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Penn State Nittany Lions were sitting as -6.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 28-24 win for the Nittany Lions. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Penn State Nittany Lions sport a record of 6-2 and 4-3-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Iowa Hawkeyes sit at 5-3 and 3-5 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 6-2 for the Nittany Lions and 3-5 for the Hawkeyes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Penn State vs Iowa injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Penn State Nittany Lions at No. 62 and the Iowa Hawkeyes at No. 39 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Penn State's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 33.62 PPG, against a Iowa defense that ranks No. 17 this week at 18.88 PPG. The Penn State aerial game is averaging 230.5 yards per game, more than the Iowa Hawkeyes secondary allows through the air, 223.62 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Iowa Hawkeyes own the league's No. 17-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 113.67 yards per game when on the road. Penn State, on the other hand, rates No. 72 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawkeyes suffered a Week 8 loss against Wisconsin in their last game, falling 17-9 at Kinnick Stadium.

In their last game, Penn State got a 207-yard performance from Saquon Barkley as a key part of its 62-24 win over Purdue.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Iowa is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 7 games
  • Iowa is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Penn State is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Penn State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Penn State's last 8 games
  • Penn State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa home to Michigan, Saturday, November 12th
Penn State at Indiana, Saturday, November 12th