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    Star running back Blake Corum and the Michigan Wolverines (4-0) meet the Iowa Hawkeyes (2-1) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at Kinnick Stadium.

    The Wolverines are expected to win by double digits (currently -10.5) against the Hawkeyes. The over/under for this game is 42.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Michigan vs. Iowa

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Iowa City, Iowa
    • Stadium: Kinnick Stadium
    Wolverines vs Hawkeyes Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Wolverines -10.5 -110 -112 42.5 -110 -110 -428 +320

    Michigan Betting Insights

    • Iowa has covered the spread twice in four opportunities this season.
    • Iowa has hit the over in one of four games with a set total (25%).

    Michigan Stats & Insights

    • Michigan has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (22nd-best with 489 yards per game) and total defense (10th-best with 244.8 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Michigan has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (third-best with 50 points per game) and scoring defense (13th-best with 11 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Michigan ranks 58th in passing yards this season (254.8 per game), but has been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fifth-best in the FBS with 135.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Michigan ranks 40th in run defense this year (109 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking 14th-best in the FBS with 234.3 rushing yards per game.
    • Michigan ranks 38th in third-down efficiency (46.3%) on offense and 27th in third-down conversion rate allowed (29.3%) on defense this season.
    • Michigan has the 16th-best turnover margin in college football at +4, forcing six turnovers (41st in the FBS) while turning it over two times (12th in the FBS).

    Michigan’s Best Players

    • J.J. McCarthy has compiled 693 yards (173.3 ypg) on 48-of-60 passing with five touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 78 rushing yards (19.5 ypg) on 12 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • Corum has carried the ball 64 times for a team-high 478 yards on the ground and has found the end zone nine times as a runner.
    • This season, CJ Stokes has carried the ball 23 times for 112 yards (28 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Ronnie Bell has hauled in 17 catches for 253 yards (63.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Roman Wilson has caught eight passes for 196 yards (49 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Luke Schoonmaker has hauled in 10 receptions for 117 yards, an average of 29.3 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Mike Sainristil has collected two sacks to pace the team, while also recording four TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Junior Colson, Michigan’s leading tackler, has 30 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • DJ Turner leads the team with one interception, while also recording seven tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.

    Iowa Betting Insights

    • Iowa is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • Iowa has hit the over in one of four games with a set total (25%).

    Iowa Stats & Insights

    • While Iowa’s offense has had trouble moving the chains, ranking worst with 217.7 total yards per game, its defense ranks second-best with only 194.7 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Iowa ranks eighth-worst in points per game on offense (13.7), but at least it has been dominating on the defensive side of the ball, ranking best in points surrendered per game (4.3).
    • Offensively, Iowa is a bottom-25 pass offense, posting just 125.3 passing yards per game (seventh-worst). On the bright side, it is excelling on the defensive side of the ball, allowing only 117.7 passing yards per contest (third-best).
    • While Iowa’s run offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 13th-worst with 92.3 rushing yards per game, its defense ranks 12th-best with only 77 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • Iowa’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with a 31.8% third-down conversion rate. It has been more effective defensively, giving up a 34.5% third-down rate (57th-ranked).
    • At -1, Iowa owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with four forced turnovers (84th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (61st in the FBS).

    Iowa’s Best Players

    • Spencer Petras leads Iowa with 524 yards on 48-of-94 passing with one touchdown compared to two interceptions this season.
    • Kaleb Johnson is his team’s leading rusher with 29 carries for 174 yards, or 43.5 per game. He’s found paydirt two times on the ground, as well.
    • Leshon Williams has compiled 170 yards on 49 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Sam LaPorta has hauled in 154 receiving yards on 16 catches to pace his team so far this season.
    • Arland Bruce IV has 10 receptions (on 24 targets) for a total of 132 yards (33 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Luke Lachey has racked up 57 reciving yards (14.3 ypg) this season.
    • Lukas Van Ness has three sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and seven tackles.
    • Seth Benson, Iowa’s top tackler, has 17 tackles this year.
    • Cooper DeJean leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 16 tackles and three passes defended.

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