The Michigan Wolverines look to extend their straight-up winning streak on the road to seven games on Saturday night when they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in a Week 11 betting matchup between Big Ten conference rivals at Kinnick Stadium.
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- Iowa is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games against its conference.
- Michigan is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games on the road after winning their most recent road game.
- The total has gone OVER in 15 of Michigan’s last 17 games.
The Wolverines improved to 9-0 on the season with their 10th straight SU victory, pounding the Maryland Terrapins by a 59-3 score, and easily covering as 30-point chalk. Michigan has won seven of their nine outings by double-digit margins, but have failed to record consecutive ATS wins since Week 2.
The Hawkeyes return home following a devastating 41-14 loss at Penn State, failing to cover as 6.5-point road underdogs in their second straight SU and ATS loss. Iowa has also struggled on home turf, going winless SU in their past three, ending a nine-game win streak, and covering in just one of their past nine.
Saturday marks the first meeting between these squads in three years. Iowa has dominated in recent clashes, winning SU in four of the past five, including three home victories. Michigan has held the edge at the sportsbooks, covering in five of seven, including three of four on the road.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Iowa Hawkeyes as 18.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.
Odds – Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 50-14 win for the Wolverines on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Michigan Wolverines vs Iowa Hawkeyes Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Iowa Hawkeyes sit at 5-4 (3-6 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Michigan Wolverines are currently 9-0 (5-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Iowa is 4-5 OU, and Michigan is 7-2 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa vs Michigan injuries news.
It’s a betting matchup between the No. 53-rated Iowa Hawkeyes and the No. 1-ranked Michigan Wolverines, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds – Shark .
Offensively, the game matches up the Iowa Hawkeyes No. 74-ranked offense (28.12 PPG) against a Michigan Wolverines defense that ranks No. 1 at 11.62 PPG. The Iowa Hawkeyes passing attack has averaged 180.25 yards per game, more than the Michigan Wolverines give up through the air (120.12 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Michigan Wolverines own the league’s No. 0-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 125.5 yards per game when on the road. Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 0 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Wilton Speight throttled the Terrapins defense in his team’s most recent action, throwing for 362 yards as Michigan handed Maryland a 59-3 defeat.
Iowa didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Nittany Lions as Penn State blasted them 41-14 in Week 10 action.
- Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 15 of Michigan’s last 17 games
- Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Michigan’s last 5 games on the road
- Iowa is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games
- Iowa is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
- Iowa is 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
- Iowa is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Michigan home to Indiana, Saturday, November 19th
Iowa at Illinois, Saturday, November 19th