Penn State vs. Iowa CBB Prediction
The Iowa Hawkeyes are getting hot at just the right time, but are they laying too many points as a double-digit home favorite on Sunday evening when they host Penn State at 5:00 p.m. ET?
819 Penn State Nittany Lions (+11.5) at 820 Iowa Hawkeyes (-11.5); o/u 157.5
5:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, February 21, 2021
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA
Penn State vs. Iowa College Basketball Prediction
The home team is 5-1-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams while the favorite is 3-1-2 against the number in the last six meetings. The Hawkeyes are also 20-5-2 against the spread in their last 27 home games, is 12-3-2 against the number in their last 17 home games versus a team with a losing road record and 9-2-2 at the betting window in their last 13 home games versus an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400.
On the other side, the Nittany Lions are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games played on Sunday.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: IOWA HAWKEYES -11.5