When Top 5 teams meet up midway through the college football season, both riding five-game winning streaks, it’s tough to call either team a favorite. At least, the early betting lines for a Top 5 matchup this week lean that way.
With a 4 p.m. kickoff at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City between No. 3 Iowa and No. 4 Penn State, the early spread is a “pick’em” or 0, with neither team classified as the favorite or underdog. The over/under between two stout defensive teams is set at 43.5 points.
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While FanDuel Sportsbook currently has Penn State-Iowa wagers locked, DraftKings Sportsbook gives the Hawkeyes an early advantage. DraftKings sets Iowa as the two-point favorite, with odds of -110 for wagering on either Iowa or Penn State. The over/under is set at 42.5 points. A Moneyline bet for Penn State holds +120 odds while the same bet for Iowa holds -140 odds.
The Fox broadcast crew of Joel Klatt and Gus Johnson will be on the call for PSU-Iowa, with the 4 p.m. game being broadcast on Fox.