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College Football Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh FaveNick over the Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa Hawkeyes


Pittsburgh Panthers
Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Heinz Field

The unbeaten Pittsburgh Panthers will host an Iowa Hawkeyes team on Saturday that is coming off a surprising home loss as double-digit favorites. Iowa suffered a 20-17 setback to intrastate rival Iowa State as a 13-point favorite last week and has not covered a game yet this season, going 0-3 against the spread.

The Panthers improved to 3-0 with a 42-25 victory vs. Florida International last week but did not cover as 25-point favorites after beating the spread in each of their first two games against Boston College and Delaware. Pitt is scoring nearly 45 points per game, which is in sharp contrast to Iowa's average of less than 22.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Pittsburgh Panthers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans going with the Pittsburgh Panthers in this game found them listed as -4-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

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Computer Prediction: Iowa Hawkeyes vs Pittsburgh Panthers Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 39-33 result in favor of the Panthers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Pittsburgh Panthers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh battles the Iowa Hawkeyes, currently with a 2-0 mark (0-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-0-1 for the Panthers and 1-1 for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Iowa injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Panthers rated this week at No. 54 and the Iowa Hawkeyes sitting at No. 53.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Iowa was a 20-17 loser in their most recent outing at home against Cyclones. They failed to cover the -13-point spread as favorites, while the total score (37) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Hawkeyes were Week 3 losers coming out on the wrong end of 20-17 score against Iowa State.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 42-25 winner as they battled Golden Panthers on the road. Pittsburgh failed to cover in the match as a -25-point favorite, while 67 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Florida International was unable to contain James Conner in its last action Saturday and the result was a 42-25 Week 3 loss against the Panthers.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Odds Trends

Iowa is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Iowa is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games
Iowa is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa at Purdue, Saturday, September 27th
Pittsburgh home to Akron, Saturday, September 27th