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Badgers visit Hawkeyes Hawkeyes in Week 13 College Football Betting Clash

Wisconsin Badgers


Iowa Hawkeyes
Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Kinnick Stadium

The Wisconsin Badgers will try to extend their winning streak to six games when they visit the Iowa Hawkeyes in a key Big Ten matchup on Saturday. Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set an NCAA record with 408 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns in leading his team to a 59-24 home rout of the Nebraska Cornhuskers last week as a 5-point favorite.

The Hawkeyes have alternated wins and losses in their past five games both straight-up and against the spread, with the OVER going 4-1. They have covered their last two home games after going 0-5 ATS in their previous five there.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Iowa Hawkeyes as 8.5-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check 5Dimes for the latest on the over under).

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Computer Prediction: Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 34-17 result in favor of the Badgers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Iowa battles the Wisconsin Badgers, currently with a 8-2 mark (5-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-5 for the Hawkeyes and 5-5 for the Wisconsin Badgers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa vs Wisconsin injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 35-rated Iowa Hawkeyes and the No. 11-rated Wisconsin Badgers in this matchup.

How Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Iowa Hawkeyes No. 75-ranked offense (28.1 PPG) against a Wisconsin Badgers defense that ranks No. 3 at 15.3 PPG. The Iowa Hawkeyes passing attack has averaged 236.3 yards per game, more than the Wisconsin Badgers give up through the air (147.3 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wisconsin Badgers feature the league's No. 8-rated road run defense, allowing 101.67 yards per game. Iowa, meanwhile, ranks No. 83 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Melvin Gordon tore up the turf for 408 rushing yards in the latest Badgers game, a 59-24 win over the Cornhuskers at Camp Randall Stadium.

Mark Weisman tore up the turf for 134 rushing yards in the latest Hawkeyes game, a 30-14 win over the Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium.

Wisconsin Badgers vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Odds Trends

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

Next Betting Matchups

Wisconsin home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 29th
Iowa home to Nebraska, Friday, November 28th