Illinois at Iowa College Football Picks & Parlay 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Illinois Fighting Illini head to Kinnick Stadium to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa as 19 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5. The Fighting Illini are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Hawkeyes are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-4-0.
Valuable Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
10/01/17 RB Dre Brown Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
10/01/17 OL Jordan Fagan Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
10/01/17 TE Nathan Echard Knee "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
09/28/17 DL Tito Odenigbo Suspension out indefinitely
08/23/17 LB Jake Hansen Knee out for season
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
10/01/17 DB Brandon Snyder Knee "?" Saturday vs. Illinois
10/01/17 DB Manny Rugamba Knee "?" Saturday vs. Illinois
09/30/17 RB James Butler Elbow out indefinitely
09/13/17 OL Ike Boettger Achilles out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 120th in the country in points scored with 73. They have run 232 plays this year for 1,069 yards, which ranks them 120th in Division 1 in total offense. The Fighting Illini average 4.6 yards per play, which is 118th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Illinois has run for 424 yards as a unit, which ranks 119th in college football. They've run 132 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Fighting Illini have been penalized on offense 32 times for 312 yards so far this year, which has them 44th in the country in penalties. Chayce Crouch has passed for 328 yards this year. He's completed 32 throws while attempting 62 passes for a completion percentage of 51.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 91.7. He averages 3.4 adjusted yards per throw and 5.3 yards per pass attempt.
Illinois is 51st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 103. They have given up a total of 1,710 yards on D, which is 62nd in D-1. The Fighting Illini are 76th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 83 throws on 133 attempts against the Illinois Fighting Illini defense this season, ranking them 60th and 44th in the nation. The Illinois pass defense has also surrendered a total of 992 yards in the air, which is 62nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 171 attempts for 718 yards this season, putting them in 75th place in the country against the run. The Fighting Illini have had 34 penalties for 335 yards on defense this year. That places them 108th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Illinois is 110th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 55 punt return yards and average 13.8 yards per return, which is 18th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 202 yards on special teams, which puts them 87th in kick return yardage. The Fighting Illini average 18 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,326. The Illinois Fighting Illini have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 55th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Illinois Fighting Illini kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 934 yards on 24 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 107th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hawkeyes have run for 641 yards as a team, which ranks 88th in college football. They've run 189 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Iowa Hawkeyes have been penalized on offense 29 times for 244 yards so far this season, which has them 65th in the country in penalties. They are 70th in the nation in points scored with 128. They have run 326 plays this season for 1,694 yards, which ranks them 64th in Division 1 in total offense. Iowa averages 5.2 yards per play, which is 97th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this year, placing them 62nd overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Stanley averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 64 passes on 105 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this year is 164.4. He has thrown for 846 yards this season.
The Iowa Hawkeyes rush defense has allowed 163 attempts for 687 yards this year, putting them in 68th place in D-1 against the run. Iowa has committed 37 penalties for 329 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 107th in college football. They are 43rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 96. They have surrendered a total of 1,897 yards on D, which is 84th in the country. The Hawkeyes are ranked 64th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 115 passes on 191 attempts against the Iowa defense this season, placing them 118th and 122nd in Division 1. The Iowa Hawkeyes pass defense has also given up a total of 1,210 yards through the air, which is 98th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa Hawkeyes have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 72nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Iowa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 993 yards on 25 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 95th in Division 1 in punting average. Iowa is ranked 77th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 62 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 37th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 328 yards on special teams, ranking 34th in kick return yardage. The Iowa Hawkeyes average 22 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,084.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Fighting Illini +19 and under 43.5 total points
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