Iowa at Maryland Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/16/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Byrd Stadium in College Park
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On Saturday, the Iowa Hawkeyes (5-1) will try to stay atop the Big Ten West when they take on the Maryland Terrapins (4-2).
Iowa won their third game in a row last Saturday when they beat Indiana 45-29 at home. They were outgained 432-426 in that game, but they also forced three turnovers without turning the ball over themselves.
The Hawkeyes have been carried by their defense this season, which has only given up 19.2 points per game. Running back Mark Weisman has 349 rushing yards this season with eight touchdowns. Quarterback Jake Rudock has completed 67.5 percent of his throws for 1,008 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions.
Maryland had no answer for Ohio State's offense in their last game and they ended up being routed by the score of 52-24. The Terps were only able to rush for 66 yards in that game and they turned the ball over four times. Their defense gave up 269 rushing yards and 264 passing yards in the losing effort.
Maryland has been able to pass for 259.3 yards per game and they are scoring 34.7 points per game. Quarterback C.J. Brown has thrown for 1,067 yards with seven touchdowns, and he has also rushed for a team leading 263 yards with five more scores. Star wide receiver Stefon Diggs has 36 receptions on the season and he has 450 yards with three scores.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
Iowa Hawkeyes are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-4-0 against the Over/Under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
Maryland Terrapins are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Maryland Terrapins are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/12/14 OL Boone Myers Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
10/12/14 WR Derrick Willies Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Maryland
08/27/14 DL Darian Cooper Knee out for season
08/18/14 FB Adam Cox ACL out for season
10/12/14 LS Christian Carpenter Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
10/12/14 DB Zach Dancel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
10/12/14 DB Daniel Ezeagwu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
10/12/14 LB Matt Robinson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
09/30/14 CB Alvin Hill Leg out for season
09/27/14 DB Denzel Conyers Eligibility out for season
09/22/14 LB Cavon Walker Foot out for season
09/22/14 DL Quinton Jefferson Knee out for season
09/21/14 TE Andrew Isaacs Knee out for season
09/05/14 LB Abner Logan Suspension out indefinitely
09/01/14 WR Taivon Jacobs Knee out for season
08/30/14 DB A.J. Hendy Suspension out for season
08/29/14 LB Nnamdi Egbuaba Shoulder out for season
08/23/14 WR Levern Jacobs Suspension out for season
08/11/14 OL Sean Christie Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa
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