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On Iowa Gameday: Our Iowa-Penn State prop bets and picks

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and Penn State head coach James Franklin talk before last season's game at Kinnick Stadium. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and Penn State head coach James Franklin talk before last season's game at Kinnick Stadium. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

It’s a top-20 matchup Saturday in Happy Valley as No. 18 Iowa seeks a signature win against No. 16 Penn State.

What has to happen for the Hawkeyes to get it done? Stopping Trace McSorley, for one. On this week’s episode of On Iowa Gameday, The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse, Mike Hlas and Jeff Johnson break down how that can happen.

That’s part of our weekly prop bet series on Iowa football. The guys also make their picks against the spread.

This week’s rundown:

• Over/under: 75 yards rushing for Penn State QB Trace McSorley

• Over/under: 1.5 interceptions for Iowa’s defense

• Over/under: 7 explosive plays for Iowa’s offense

• Penn State -6.5 vs. Iowa

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