Iowa vs. Wisconsin Odds
No. 19 Wisconsin gets its conference run underway on Saturday when it hosts Iowa at Noon ET on ESPN.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Wisconsin is the favorite at home in this game, as the Badgers are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Hawkeyes. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points. Wisconsin has won three straight over Iowa, but the Hawkeyes are 4-2 against the spread in their last six against the Badgers.
Wisconsin is 3-1 on the season, 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 with the over/under total. Since a loss to Alabama to start the year, Wisconsin has looked great, now averaging 32.8 points per game on offense while holding opponents to just 9.5 points per game. The Badgers are showing more of a passing attack this year as Joel Stave has thrown for 830 yards and seven touchdowns while Alex Erickson has caught 23 passes for 320 yards and a touchdown. The run game is led by Taiwan Deal and Dare Ogunbowale, who have combined for 571 yards and seven touchdowns.
Iowa is 4-0 on the year, 3-1 against the spread and 2-1-1 with the over. The Hawkeyes are putting up 37.8 points per game so far while allowing just 17.8 points per contest. C.J. Beathard has thrown for 962 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 151 yards and three scores. Jordan Canzeri has added 316 rushing yards and eight touchdowns this year while Matt VandeBerg has 25 receptions for 242 yards and two scores.