No. 11 Iowa has rebounded from losing to Indiana earlier this month by winning three straight games and will attempt to win a fourth straight contest against Penn State on Sunday in a Big Ten matchup. Penn State is coming off a loss to No. 4 Ohio State and is looking to end its three-game losing streak.
Iowa (16-6, 10-5) has won by double-digits in every game since its last loss. The Hawkeyes have been powered by star center Luke Garza, who leads the nation in scoring with 24.7 points per game. The big man tallied at least 30 points for the seventh time this season in his last game.
Penn State (7-11, 4-10) fell to Ohio State for the second time this season in its last game and lost by 10 points. Two of the Nittany Lions’ top scorers reached double-digits in points in that contest, and they’ll have to show up again on Saturday. Junior guard Myreon Jones is Penn State’s leading scorer and has scored at least 15 points in three straight games. His performance will play a big part in how the game ends.
Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming
You can watch Penn State vs. Iowa on Sunday, February 21st at 5:00 p.m. ET on FS1, or you can stream it via this link or on the Fox Sports Go app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the Fox Sports Go app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.
Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends
Point spread: Iowa -11
Point Total: 157.5
Money line: Penn State +480, Iowa -715
- Iowa is 13-5 ATS overall and 9-5 at home.
- Penn State is 9-9 ATS overall and 5-3 on the road.
The Best Bet
Iowa has lost to unranked Big Ten teams like Indiana but has been blowing teams away since its last loss. The Hawkeyes’ 15-point win over No. 21 Wisconsin that followed their 30-point win on the road against Michigan State made it clear that they mean business ahead of March. I think Iowa will get the job done back on its home court to wrap up the weekend.
Pick: Iowa -11
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