Iowa Football

Iowa vs. Penn State preview: Time, TV, live stream, line, predictions

No. 17 Hawkeyes host No. 10 Nittany Lions in prime time

Iowa Hawkeyes take the field for their game against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
Iowa Hawkeyes take the field for their game against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

No. 17 Iowa (4-1, 1-1) faces a ranked team for the second week in a row as it hosts No. 10 Penn State (5-0, 2-0) in a Big Ten football game Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.

Here are our predictions, plus details on how to watch and listen to the game.

Did you know ... The Hawkeyes have allowed only 61 first downs this season, a number that ranks third in the country and second in the Big Ten?

Predictions

Line: Penn State -3

Marc Morehouse — “Of course, there’s nothing better than being American ...” Penn State 27, Iowa 24

Mike Hlas — I was the only one here who took Michigan last week. Three of you readers had your fingers on your phones’ keypads, ready to leave me anonymous messages ripping me for picking the Wolverines. I have eyes everywhere. Iowa 20, Penn State 17

Jeff Johnson — Pace yourselves, tailgaters. It’s gonna be a long day. Penn State 17, Iowa 14

Beth Malicki — Dress for the weather, not the fashion. That’s the best advice my Minnesota aunt gave me when we moved to Iowa 15 years ago. Now I share it with you as you head to the game today. Penn State 21, Iowa 17

Ben Visser — Kinnick night games are something special. Iowa 20, Penn State 17

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW ADVERTISEMENT

Todd Brommelkamp — Remember when Iowa routinely beat Penn State? Pepperidge Farm remembers. Penn State 23, Iowa 17

How America picks Iowa vs. Penn State

Pregame links

No. 10 Penn State at No. 17 Iowa: The Big Analysis

When the Iowa football uniforms took wing

Penn State is The Game for Iowa football at Kinnick this year

Ankeny Centennial’s Jake Pinegar is a happy kicker in Happy Valley

Iowa football mailbag: Are the offense’s struggles an anomaly or systemic?

Fun Facts: Iowa vs. Penn State, the Al’s Tavern edition

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW ADVERTISEMENT

Jack Koerner: Another walk-on starting at free safety for Iowa football

Iowa football breaks out the tool box for the offense

Iowa football notebook: Nico Ragaini getting more comfortable as punt returner

Iowa football: 5 Things to know about Penn State

Watch, listen live

Kickoff time: 6:44 p.m. CT

TV: ABC

Watch online: ESPN3

Listen: WMT-AM 600, KGYM-AM 1600, KXIC-AM 800, KKRQ-FM 100.7 [Statewide listings]

Listen online: TuneIn

Follow:@marcmorehouse,@Hlas,@jeje66,@GazetteOnIowa

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.

Give us feedback

We value your trust and work hard to provide fair, accurate coverage. If you have found an error or omission in our reporting, tell us here.

Or if you have a story idea we should look into? Tell us here.