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North Texas Mean Green Visit Iowa Hawkeyes in Week 3 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting North Texas Mean Green hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Kinnick Stadium against the Hawkeyes.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Iowa Hawkeyes as -22-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 25-6 win for the Hawkeyes. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

North Texas Mean Green vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa Hawkeyes sport a record of 2-0 and 1-0-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the North Texas Mean Green sit at 1-1 and 1-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 1-1 for the Hawkeyes and 2-0 for the Mean Green. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa vs North Texas injuries news.

The game pits the Iowa Hawkeyes, currently No. 53 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the North Texas Mean Green, who rate No. 99 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Iowa's No. 53-ranked offense, averaging 34 PPG, against a North Texas defense that ranks No. 106 this week at 34 PPG. The Iowa aerial game is averaging 229 yards per game, less than the North Texas Mean Green secondary allows through the air, 287 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the North Texas Mean Green own the league's No. 22-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 99 yards per game when on the road. Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 84 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, North Texas's aerial attack generated 424 yards but it was the Mustangs coming away with a 54-32 victory over North Texas at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

In Iowa's last outing, Nathan Stanley threw for 333 yards to lead the Hawkeyes over Iowa State 44-41 at Jack Trice Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Texas's last 5 games
  • North Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • North Texas is 2-18 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Iowa is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Iowa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa's last 6 games
  • Iowa is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas home to UAB, Saturday, September 23rd
Iowa home to Penn State, Saturday, September 23rd