Maryland vs. Iowa Odds
No. 10 Iowa looks to remain unbeaten on Saturday when it hosts Maryland at 3:30PM ET on ABC.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Iowa is the clear favorite in this game, as the Hawkeyes are getting odds of -17 points against the Terrapins. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 53.5 points. These two met last season with Maryland picking up a 38-31 win at home.
Iowa is 7-0 on the season, 3-0 in the Big Ten, 5-2 against the spread and 4-2-1 with the over. Iowa is coming off a bye week, but it beat Northwestern 40-10 prior to that. The Hawkeyes have a very strong defense as they are 10th in scoring (15.3 ppg allowed) and 12th in total defense (294.3 ypg allowed). The offense is putting up 32.9 points and 421.1 yards per game. The team has been led by Jordan Canzeri, who has rushed for 698 yards and nine touchdowns. However, he suffered an ankle injury that has him out going forward. C.J. Beathard has thrown for 1,415 yards and nine touchdowns.
Maryland is 2-5 on the season, 0-3 in the Big Ten, 4-3 against the spread and 4-2-1 with the over. The Terps are coming off a 31-30 loss to Penn State for their fourth straight loss. Maryland is now averaging 25.1 points and 359.1 yards per game on offense while the defense is giving up 34.1 points and 444.1 yards per game. Brandon Ross and Perry Hills have combined for 902 yards rushing with six touchdowns. Hills has also thrown for 664 yards and six touchdowns with seven interceptions.