Iowa Defeats Michigan State 19-16 - Recap
Iowa got a 116-yard performance from Mark Weisman as a key part of its 19-16 victory over the Spartans on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.
Iowa was an underdog by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 39.5.
James Vandenberg completed 19 of 36 pass attempts for 134 yards for the Hawkeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Spartans defense.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 140 yards for Michigan State, while Keith Mumphery added 15 yards. Andrew Maxwell threw for 179 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Aaron Burbridge and Keith Mumphery had 89 and 71 yards respectively.
Michigan State outgained Iowa 328-257 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 14-12 by the Spartans.
The time of possession battle favored Iowa as their offense was on the field for 30:01, longer than the 29:59 of their opponents.
Iowa heads into a Week 8 battle against Penn State. Michigan State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Michigan.