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    The Penn State Nittany Lions (10-3, 1-1 Big Ten) are favored (-2) to extend a four-game winning streak when they host the Iowa Hawkeyes (8-5, 0-2 Big Ten) at 5:30 PM ET on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Bryce Jordan Center. The point total is 147.5 for the matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Nittany Lions vs. Hawkeyes

    • Game Day: Sunday, January 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
    • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
    • Arena: Bryce Jordan Center
    Penn State vs Iowa Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Penn State -2 147.5

    Penn State Betting Stats & Information

    • Penn State has won 88.9% of its games this season when the moneyline favorite (8-1).
    • The Nittany Lions have not played a game with moneyline odds of -135 or shorter.
    • The Nittany Lions have a 7-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The average point total for Penn State’s games this year is seven fewer points than the total of 147.5 in this matchup.

    Iowa Betting Stats & Info

    • Iowa has split the two games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Hawkeyes have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +109 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Hawkeyes are 7-6-0 against the spread this season.
    • The average total for Iowa’s games this year is 4.2 more points than the point total of 147.5 for this outing.

    Penn State vs. Iowa Season Stat Comparison

    Penn State Rank Penn State AVG Iowa AVG Iowa Rank
    122nd 75.5 Points Scored 81.2 28th
    87th 65 Points Allowed 70.5 230th
    188th 32.5 Rebounds 36.8 30th
    356th 5.5 Off. Rebounds 11.1 34th
    5th 11.2 3pt Made 7.6 172nd
    48th 15.9 Assists 17 20th
    1st 8.5 Turnovers 9.8 13th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Penn State Nittany Lions Leaders

    • Jalen Pickett leads the Nittany Lions in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 16.1 points, pulling down 7.4 boards and distributing 7.6 assists per game.
    • The Nittany Lions get the most three-point shooting production out of Andrew Funk, who makes three threes per game.

    Iowa Hawkeyes Leaders

    • Kris Murray averages 19.1 points and 9.9 rebounds per game for the Hawkeyes, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the squad.
    • Tony Perkins’ assist statline leads Iowa; he dishes out 3.1 assists per game.
    • Murray is the top scorer from deep for the Hawkeyes, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
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