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Hawkeyes host Panthers in Week 3 action

Pittsburgh PanthersIowa Hawkeyes
Sep 17, 12:00 PM | Turf of Kinnick Stadium

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds

2-0TEAM RECORD1-1

Pittsburgh travels to Iowa on Saturday, hoping to boost its 2-0 mark SU while also finally doing the job for Panther bettors.

Iowa will face the 2-0 Panthers, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. Two wins are fine for the fans, but don't do much for people betting their favorite school. Nearly 70% of voters here at OddsShark are picking Iowa to cover the spread.

View Pittsburgh vs Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks had the Hawkeyes pegged as 3-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed at 51 with the best OVER line of 50.5 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Hawkeyes at No. 40 and the Panthers at No. 86 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa's #37-ranked offense, averaging 37.5 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks #58 this week at 22.5 PPG. The Hawkeyes aerial game is averaging 226.5 yards per game, less than the Panthers secondary allows through the air, 305 YPG per game.

Pittsburgh was a 35-29 winner in their most recent outing at home against Maine. They failed to cover the 29.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (64) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Iowa was a 44-41 loser on the road against Iowa State. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (85) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Pittsburgh Panthers Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Panthers at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games on the road
Iowa is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
Iowa is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Iowa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Iowa is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Notre Dame, Saturday, September 24
Iowa home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, September 24

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