Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction, 9/10/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Location: Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Hawkeyes (-3)
Kinnick Stadium is the location where the Iowa Hawkeyes (1-0) will compete against the Iowa State Cyclones (1-0) on Saturday. Iowa State opens as 3-point underdogs. The total has been set at 41.5.
The Iowa State Cyclones step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 for this season. In their last matchup, the Cyclones went up against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks and earned the victory with a final of 42-10. Jirehl Brock led the offense in rushing for the Cyclones with 16 carries for 104 yds (6.5 yards per attempt). Hunter Dekkers went 25/31 with 293 yds passing and 4 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 196.2 and finished the contest with 1 pick. On the ground, the Cyclones conceded 98 yds on 22 tries, which is an average of 4.5 yds per rush allowed. Iowa State conceded 19 completions on 38 tries for 222 yards, and a completion rate of 50.0%. On the day, they ran 67 plays which gave them 469 yds. The Iowa State Cyclones ran the rock 36 different times and amassed 176 yards, which had them averaging 4.9 yards per tote.
The Cyclones tallied 5,521 yards in total over the course of last year. Iowa State compiled 22 touchdowns via the pass and 25 rushing touchdowns. They turned the football over 14 times. Iowa State accounted for 280 1st downs as an offense, and they were flagged for 62 penalties for 502 yds. As a team they had an average of 160.8 yards rushing, which ranked them 69th in the nation. Concerning getting in the endzone, the Iowa State Cyclones held an average of 31.3 points per contest.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Cyclones gave up 2,441 yds which ranked them 15th in college football. Over the course of their 13 games played last year, they allowed 187.8 yards per outing through the air and relinquishing a completion percentage of 61.2%. They conceded 310.7 yards per outing putting them at 9th in the country. They relinquished 20 throwing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. The opposition ran for an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt and 122.9 yards on the ground per contest last season. Overall, they allowed 1,598 rushing yards through 13 outings. The Cyclones were sitting in 20th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 20.5 PPG.
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The Hawkeyes head into this game 1-0 for this year. When they last played, the Hawkeyes got the win with a final of 7-3 when they faced the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Leshon Williams carried the ball 24 times for 72 yards, finishing the contest with 3.0 yards per carry for Iowa. Spencer Petras ended the game with 109 yds on 11/25 passing while his quarterback rating was 72.6. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 4.4. Iowa relinquished 31 running attempts for 33 yds (1.1 yds per rush). The Hawkeyes passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 38.5%, surrendering 87 yards on 10 out of 26 passing. The Hawkeyes finished the contest with a total of 166 yds while they ran 61 plays (2.7 yards per play). Iowa rushed the ball for 1.6 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 57 yds on 36 attempts.
The Iowa Hawkeyes had an average of 303.9 yards per game, ranking them 121st in D-1. The Iowa offense accrued 505 yards of penalties on 57 violations, which ranked them 119th in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team. Last season, the Hawkeyes compiled 2,521 yards through the air as well as averaging 180.1 throwing yards per outing, which had them ranked 109th in D-1. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Hawkeyes ranked 99th in D-1 holding an average of 23.4 points per outing.
The Hawkeyes conceded 19.2 PPG, which had them sitting 13th in Division 1. Iowa allowed the opposition a total of 1,604 yards rushing (114.6 yards/game) and 15 touchdowns by way of the ground game last year. Over the course of the season, they conceded 269 points in total. They allowed the opposition 15 touchdowns via the pass as well as 214.5 yards per contest, which had them ranked 42nd in the nation. The Hawkeyes defense participated in 974 plays, which ranked them 119th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Hawkeyes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Hawkeyes -3
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