Hawks Favored By 18 Against Illinois
According to Las Vegas, Iowa is an 18 point favorite this Saturday against Illinois. The game will be played in Iowa City at Kinnick Stadium. The OVER/UNDER has been set at 44.5.
It's Homecoming this week for the Hawkeyes. Iowa has done well on Homecoming winning five of its last seven games, including a 2015 victory over Illinois. Iowa is 6-5-2 against Illinois on Homecoming.
Here's a couple of quick stats on the series:
- Since 1992, IOWA is 9-9 against the spread versus ILLINOIS
- Since 1992, Iowa is 12-6 straight up against Illinois
- Out of the last ten meetings between the two teams, 8 of 10 games have gone UNDER the posted total
This looks like a pretty easy pick this week. The Hawks should win big at home on Homecoming. You can watch all of the action starting at 11:00 a.m. on The Big Ten Network.