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Hawkeyes visit Cyclones in Week 2 NCAAF clash

Iowa HawkeyesIowa State Cyclones
Sep 10, 12:00 PM | Grass of Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds

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The Hawkeyes will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Cyclones in Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday in Week 2 action.

The Cyclones sport records of 1-0 and 0-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Hawkeyes sit at 1-0 and 0-1 ATS on the season. The over under records are 0-1 for the Cyclones and 0-0 for the Hawkeyes.

View Iowa vs Iowa State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Cyclones as 6.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total is listed at 44.

Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 112-rated Cyclones and the No. 56-rated Hawkeyes in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 47-21 win for the Hawkeyes on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iowa State's #84-ranked offense (20 PPG) against a Hawkeyes defense that ranks #13 at 7 PPG. The Cyclones passing attack has averaged 187 yards per game, more than the Hawkeyes give up through the air (156 YPG on average).

Iowa won its last outing, a 34-7 result against Tennessee Tech on September 3. Since it involved a non-board school, there was no point spread or total on the game.

Last time out for Iowa State, they were a 20-19 winner as they battled Northern Iowa at home. Iowa State failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 9-1

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

A few Hawkeyes at Cyclones trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa's last 5 games when playing Iowa State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 5 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Iowa State
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Iowa's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games when playing Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
Iowa State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Iowa home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, September 17
Iowa State at Connecticut, Friday, September 16

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