Cyclones battle Hawkeyes in Week 3 odds

Iowa HawkeyesIowa State Cyclones
Sep 14, 6:00 PM | Grass of Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds

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The Iowa State Cyclones host Iowa on Saturday, looking to build on their 0-1 ATS mark against the 1-1 Hawkeyes in NCAAF action at Jack Trice Stadium.

The Hawkeyes will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Cyclones are 0-1 ATS. Iowa is 1-0-1 on the totals; Iowa State is 0-1.

View Iowa vs Iowa State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Cyclones sat as 3-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cyclones rated this week at No. 109 and the Hawkeyes sitting at No. 28. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 30-16 result in favor of the Hawkeyes this week.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa State's No. 95-ranked offense, averaging 20 PPG, against a Hawkeyes defense that ranks No. 50 this week at 22 PPG. The Cyclones aerial game is averaging 242 yards per game, more than the Hawkeyes secondary allows through the air, 201 YPG per game.

Last time out for Iowa, they were a 28-14 winner as they battled Missouri State at home. Iowa failed to cover in the match as a 26.5-point favorite, while 42 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Mark Weisman ran through the Missouri State defense for 180 yards in Iowa's last game, handing the Bears a 28-14 setback on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.

Iowa State was a 28-20 loser in its last match at home against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 48 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last gridiron battle, Justin Coleman did much of the damage, producing 103 receiving yards but Iowa State managed to defeat the Cyclones 28-20 at Jack Trice Stadium.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few Hawkeyes at Cyclones trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Iowa's last 8 games when playing Iowa State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Iowa is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Iowa State's last 8 games when playing Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games
Iowa State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Iowa

Next up:
Iowa home to Western Michigan, Saturday, September 21
Iowa State at Tulsa, Thursday, September 26

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