Even though Iowa has home-field advantage in this matchup, the final prediction from ESPN has Penn State winning tonight.According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, the Nittany lions have a 67.1 percent chance of defeating the Hawkeyes.Iowa will wear all-gold uniforms for this matchup. The school announced that decision back in June.Perhaps the alternate jerseys for the Hawkeyes will bring them good luck in this matchup.Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. ET from Kinnick Stadium.Will the Nittany Lions stay undefeated or will the Hawkeyes rebound with a statement win? STATE COLLEGE, PA – OCTOBER 27: T.J. Hockenson #38 of the Iowa Hawkeyes fumbles against Amani Oruwariye #21 and Nick Scott #4 of the Penn State Nittany Lions on October 27, 2018 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)There’s a marquee matchup on tap this weekend in the Big Ten as Iowa hosts Penn State. The Nittany Lions will try to remain unbeaten, meanwhile the Hawkeyes will look to get back in the win column.Last weekend, the Hawkeyes lost to the Michigan Wolverines. Nathan Stanley threw three interceptions and never seemed to get into a rhythm.On the other hand, Penn State is coming off a blowout win over Purdue. Outside of the Pitt game, James Franklin’s team has dominated its opposition.Sean Clifford has been productive for the Nittany Lions in his first season as the starter, but he’ll face his first real test on the road in Iowa City.
The President’s message reads as follows: “On behalf of the people and the Government of Maldives I wish to convey my sincere congratulations to you and the United National Party (UNP) for the party’s victory in Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections. Allow me also to congratulate you on your impending re-election as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. The election results are a testament to the trust and confidence that Sri Lankans have in your leadership and commitment to foster the progress of your beloved nation.”“I look forward to working closely with you in further expanding the enduring ties of friendship between the Maldives and Sri Lanka. I am confident that the close bilateral relations between our two countries will reach new heights under your continued leadership.” “Spoke to Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe and congratulated him on his alliance’s wonderful performance in the elections. I am confident that under Mr. Wickremesinghe’s leadership, bilateral ties between India and Sri Lanka will get stronger. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Sri Lanka on the peaceful conduct of polls”, the Prime Minister said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he is confident ties with Sri Lanka will get stronger under the leadership of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.Modi congratulated Ranil Wickremesinghe, on the “wonderful performance” of his alliance in the elections in Sri Lanka, Modi’s office said. Meanwhile, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent a message of congratulations to Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, following the parliamentary elections held on Monday. “The people of the Maldives join me in wishing you success in your endeavour to bring prosperity and advancement to Sri Lanka.” (Colombo Gazette)