Big Ten foes will meet when the Iowa Hawkeyes (2-1) meet the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (3-0).
Iowa vs. Rutgers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with bookmakers listing Iowa as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Iowa has -342 odds to pick up the win, while Rutgers is listed at +264 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 34 points.
How to Watch Iowa vs. Rutgers Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
- Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
- Stadium: SHI Stadium
Iowa sports the fourth-best defense this season in terms of total yards (194.7 yards allowed per game), but ranks worst offensively (217.7 yards per game). Iowa has struggled on offense, ranking eighth-worst in the FBS (13.7 points per game) this season. The defense, however, ranks second-best, allowing only 4.3 points per game. Iowa has struggled in the passing game, ranking eighth-worst in the FBS (125.3 passing yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks sixth-best on the defensive side of the ball, allowing only 117.7 passing yards per game. Iowa has struggled in the running game, ranking 13th-worst in the FBS (92.3 rushing yards per game) this season. However, the defense ranks 13th-best, surrendering just 77 rushing yards per game. Iowa has been a bottom-25 offense on third down this year, ranking 21st-worst with a 31.8% third-down conversion rate. Defensively, the Hawkeyes rank 58th in the FBS (34.5% third-down conversion rate allowed). Iowa has forced four total turnovers (71st in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (72nd in the FBS) for -1a turnover margin of -1, 100th-ranked in college football.
Rutgers’ defense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks seventh-best in the FBS with 229 total yards allowed per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 366 total yards per game, which ranks 92nd. Rutgers’ defensive unit has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 20th-best in the FBS with 14 points surrendered per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 34.7 points per game, which ranks 56th. Rutgers’ passing game has been struggling, ranking 13th-worst in the FBS with 143.7 passing yards per game. It has been more productive on defense, giving up 196.7 passing yards per contest (46th-ranked). In terms of rushing, Rutgers has dominated on both sides of the ball this season, ranking 19th-best in rushing yards per game (222.3) and second-best in rushing yards allowed per game (32.3). In terms of third-down efficiency, Rutgers ranks 77th in the FBS (39% third-down conversion percentage) and 31st defensively (29.5% third-down rate allowed). Rutgers has produced six forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over two times, leading to a +4 turnover margin, which ranks 16th-best in the FBS.
Iowa vs. Rutgers Betting Analysis
Iowa Betting Insights
Iowa is 1-2-0 against the spread this season. Iowa has 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 8.5-point favorites. Games involving Iowa have yet to hit the over this season. The Hawkeyes are 2-1 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 66.7% of those games). The Hawkeyes have played as a moneyline favorite of -342 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.
Scarlet Knights Betting Insights
Rutgers has covered the spread two times this season (2-1-0). Rutgers is a perfect 1-0 ATS when playing as at least 8.5-point underdogs. Rutgers games have gone over the total once this season. The Scarlet Knights won the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Scarlet Knights are undefeated in two games this season when they’re the underdog by +264 or more on the moneyline.
Iowa vs. Rutgers Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||39.8||39.8|
|Implied Total AVG||26.3||26.3|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||2-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||48.5||55.5||45.0|
|Implied Total AVG||37.0||52.0||29.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||0-0||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-0||0-0||1-0|
Players to Watch
- The Hawkeyes’ defensive unit has been aided by the play of Cooper DeJean, who has suited up for three games and delivered 11 tackles and two interceptions.
- The Hawkeyes’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Logan Lee, who has played three games and recorded 1.5 sacks to go with two TFL and 10 tackles.
- Joe Evans has helped carry the Hawkeyes’ defense with six tackles, two TFL, and two sacks in three games.
- Lukas Van Ness, as part of the Hawkeyes’ defensive unit, has amassed two sacks to go with two TFL and five tackles in three games.
- Robert Longerbeam has totaled two interceptions to go with six tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two passes defended in three games for the Scarlet Knights.
- The Scarlet Knights’ Tyreem Powell has delivered two sacks to go with two TFL and 11 tackles in three games.
- The Scarlet Knights’ Wesley Bailey has posted six tackles, two TFL, and 1.5 sacks in three games.
- The Scarlet Knights’ Christian Izien has compiled 12 tackles, one TFL, and 0.5 sacks in three games.
Iowa vs. Rutgers Predictions and Pick
Iowa vs. Rutgers betting card
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Our pick to win this contest is Iowa, and we expect that Iowa will cover the spread (Iowa -8.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 34 points.