Those that bet on college football will notice that the Hawkeyes are a 6.5 point college football betting favorite.
College football betting has both Iowa and Iowa State at 1-0 entering this game. The Hawkeyes escaped last week against Northern Iowa as they blocked two field goals in the final few seconds to win 17-16. Iowa State was able to get past North Dakota State 34-17.
This is the 57th game in this college football betting series and Iowa leads 37-19. Iowa has won four of the last six in the college football betting series, including last year’s 17-5 win in Iowa City. Iowa State’s last win came in 2007 by a score of 15-13 in college football betting. The last time that Iowa won in Ames was in 2003. The Hawkeyes lead in the games played at Ames, 15-7 but Iowa State has won the last two and four of the last five college football betting games.
Last year’s college football betting matchup was an ugly 17-5 win for Iowa in a rainy mess. Low scoring games have been the college football betting trend when these two teams meet. In fact, neither team has scored a touchdown in the first half of the last two meetings. Iowa has not allowed Iowa State to score a touchdown in the last 10 periods.
The Hawkeyes are 67-65-3 (.507) against current members of the Big 12. Iowa State is 23-78-2 (.223) vs. the Big Ten. Iowa is 6-1 in college football betting in their last 7 road games. The Hawkeyes are 4-1 in in their last 5 games as a favorite and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. the Big 12. The Hawkeyes are 1-4 against the sportsbook line in their last 5 college football betting meetings in Iowa State.
The Cyclones are 10-1 against the online sportsbook number in their last 11 vs. the Big Ten and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games in September. The underdog is 5-0 against the bet on college football number in the last 5 meetings between the two teams.
Looking at the sportsbook total we see that the Under is 5-0 in the Hawkeyes last 5 vs. the Big 12, 11-1 in the Hawkeyes last 12 non-conference game sand is 9-3 in the Hawkeyes last 12 games as a road bet on college football favorite. The Over is 5-1 in the Cyclones last 6 bet on college football home games, and the Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings between the two teams.