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Penn State at Iowa 10/12/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Game Details

Game Iowa Hawkeyes vs Penn State Nittany Lions
Date & Time Saturday October 12, 2019, 7:31 PM (EDT)
Location
Kinnick Stadium
Latest odds
PSU -3    O/U 44.5
TV Channel
ABC

The Nittany Lions are heading into Iowa to face a Hawkeyes team that is coming off of a loss. The Penn State squad, though, is heading into the game here with a big win and one that the Nittany Lions did not even look challenged. That will definitely help the team out quite a bit in this game as they are going to be one of those teams that may need to keep their momentum going.

The offense for the Nittany Lions has been able to put in a total of 50 points a game so far. The offense has amassed a lot of yardage with 316 yards in the air, but also ended up getting a total of 193.5 yards a game. The defense is great as they have allowed only 7 points a game, but have allowed 206.5 yards a game in the air with 68 yards a game on the ground allowed.

The Hawkeyes recently loss the game they played to the Michigan Wolverines. However, it was a low scoring game that saw the Hawkeyes offense that has been one of the best in the Big Ten completely tied up. The Hawkeyes  defense, though, ended up playing well enough to only allow 10 points to a power packed Wolverines offense.

The Iowa team has been able to average a total of 33.5 points a game. The passing attack has managed to get 247.5 yards a game, but the rushing attack is getting 217.5 yards a game. When the Hawkeyes have to play defense the team has given up only 8.5 points a game on average. The team has allowed 174 yards a game in the air, but on the ground the team has given up 77 yards a game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Nittany Lions are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on fieldturf.
  • Hawkeyes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss.
  • Under is 5-0 in Nittany Lions last 5 conference games.
  • Under is 3-0-1 in Hawkeyes last 4 games overall.
Free Pick:
Iowa Hawkeyes +3

The game here is one that will be a battle between a couple of great defensive teams. The Hawkeyes, though, have been hard to beat in Iowa , look at their game against Ohio State for proof. Not to mention the Hawkeyes gave the Michigan Wolverines a run for the money and nearly brought home a win against the Wolverines. In this game, the Hawkeyes are able to do just enough to control the Nittany Lions offense to win a low scoring game here. Final Score Prediction, Iowa Hawkeyes win in upset but grab the points 14-10.

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