NCAA Matchups  >>  Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview 01/31/2013

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The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Iowa Hawkeyes will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawkeyes listed as 15-point favorites versus the Nittany Lions, while the game's total is sitting at 129.
In their last action, Penn State was a 65-51 loser at home against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as underdogs.
Iowa lost its last outing, a 65-62 result against Purdue on January 27. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog.
Penn State:
Team record: 8-12 SU, 7-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 8 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Iowa
is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games on the road
is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Iowa

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Purdue are 1-9
After playing Ohio State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Iowa:
Team record: 13-7 SU, 10-6 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Penn State
is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 7-2
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Purdue are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Penn State home to Purdue, Tuesday, February 5
Iowa at Minnesota, Sunday, February 3