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Week 12 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini

Iowa visits Illinois on Saturday, hoping to send the Fighting Illini to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Memorial Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Illinois Fighting Illini in this one found them as 10-point underdogs at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 29-17 result in favor of the Hawkeyes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini sit at 3-7 (5-5 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Iowa Hawkeyes are currently 6-4 (4-6 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Illinois is 5-5 OU, and Iowa is 4-6 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Illinois vs Iowa injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 113-rated Illinois Fighting Illini and the No. 54-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Illinois Fighting Illini No. 116-ranked offense (21.5 PPG) against a Iowa Hawkeyes defense that ranks No. 18 at 20.5 PPG. The Illinois Fighting Illini passing attack has averaged 158.1 yards per game, less than the Iowa Hawkeyes give up through the air (213.2 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Iowa Hawkeyes own the league's No. 56-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 175 yards per game when on the road. Illinois, on the other hand, rates No. 82 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Michigan was unable to contain Akrum Wadley in its last action Saturday and the result was a 14-13 Week 11 loss against the Hawkeyes.

Illinois didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Badgers as Wisconsin blasted them 48-3 in Week 11 action.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Iowa is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa's last 9 games
  • Iowa is 16-6 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Illinois is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games
  • Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa home to Nebraska, Friday, November 25th
Illinois at Northwestern, Saturday, November 26th