Iowa favored by 24 against Missouri State on Saturday
Missouri State Bears vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds
Week 2 action on Saturday will see the Hawkeyes looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Bears visit Kinnick Stadium.
They will face the 1-0 Bears, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hawkeyes are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Hawkeyes as 24-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..
How They Match Up:
In their last action, Missouri State was a 35-7 loser on the road against Louisville. The game had no spread or over-under wagering, as it involved a non-board school. Missouri State was hammered in its last outing, as Louisville ran up a 35-7 score against them at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Last time out for Iowa, they were a 30-27 loser as they battled Northern Illinois at home. Iowa failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 57 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, Iowa got a 100-yard performance from Mark Weisman, but Northern Illinois prevailed 30-27.
Iowa Hawkeyes Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few Bears at Hawkeyes trends to consider:
Missouri State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Missouri State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games at home
Iowa is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Iowa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Iowa is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Iowa at Iowa State, Saturday, September 14