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    Emeka Egbuka will lead the Ohio State Buckeyes (6-0) into their matchup versus the Iowa Hawkeyes (3-3) at Ohio Stadium on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET.

    The Buckeyes are expected to come out on top by at least two touchdowns (currently -29) against the Hawkeyes. The over/under for this matchup is 49 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Ohio State vs. Iowa

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Columbus, Ohio
    • Stadium: Ohio Stadium
    Buckeyes vs Hawkeyes Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Buckeyes -29 -110 -112 49 -112 -110 -11250 +2250

    Ohio State Betting Insights

    • Iowa has gone 3-3-0 ATS this season.
    • In Iowa’s six games with a set total, one has hit the over (16.7%).

    Ohio State Stats & Insights

    • Ohio State has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (second-best with 543.7 yards per game) and total defense (fifth-best with 253.5 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Ohio State has been a tough opponent for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (best with 48.8 points per game) and scoring defense (10th-best with 15.7 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Ohio State has been surging on both offense and defense in the passing game, ranking 15th-best in passing offense (315.7 passing yards per game) and seventh-best in passing defense (160.3 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this year, ranking 15th-best in rushing offense (228.0 rushing yards per game) and ninth-best in rushing defense (93.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Ohio State has been a tough opponent for opposing teams on third down, ranking top-25 in both third-down offense (second-best with a 58.0% third-down percentage) and third-down defense (fifth-best with a 27.2% third-down conversion rate allowed) this year.
    • Ohio State has forced six total turnovers (108th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (12th in the FBS) for +1a turnover margin of +1, 60th-ranked in college football.

    Ohio State’s Best Players

    • C.J. Stroud has 1,737 passing yards for Ohio State, completing 70.6% of his passes and throwing 24 touchdowns and three interceptions this season.
    • Miyan Williams has carried the ball 64 times for a team-high 497 yards on the ground and has found the end zone eight times as a runner.
    • This season, TreVeyon Henderson has carried the ball 69 times for 436 yards (72.7 per game) and four touchdowns.
    • Egbuka’s 655 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 48 times and has totaled 35 receptions and six touchdowns.
    • Marvin Harrison Jr. has caught 31 passes for 536 yards (89.3 yards per game) and nine touchdowns this year.
    • Julian Fleming has racked up 15 receptions for 222 yards, an average of 37.0 yards per game. He’s scored five times as a receiver this season.
    • Michael Hall Jr. has 4.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 5.0 TFL and 12 tackles.
    • Tommy Eichenberg is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 43 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks.
    • Tanner McCalister leads the team with one interception, while also recording eight tackles and one pass defended.

    Iowa Betting Insights

    • Iowa has gone 3-3-0 ATS this season.
    • In Iowa’s six games with a set total, one has hit the over (16.7%).

    Iowa Stats & Insights

    • While Iowa’s offense has had trouble moving the chains, ranking worst with 238.8 total yards per game, its defense ranks seventh-best with just 264.7 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Offensively, Iowa is a bottom-25 unit, accumulating only 14.7 points per game (fifth-worst). Fortunately, it is dominating on the other side of the ball, giving up only 9.8 points per contest (third-best).
    • While Iowa’s pass offense has had trouble moving the chains, ranking 12th-worst with 156.7 passing yards per game, its defense ranks third-best with only 154.0 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • While Iowa’s run offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking fifth-worst with 82.2 rushing yards per game, its defense ranks 24th-best with just 110.7 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Iowa’s third-down offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, putting up a 29.6% third-down percentage, which ranks eighth-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 30th with a 32.7% third-down rate surrendered.
    • At +4, Iowa owns the 28th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 10 forced turnovers (54th in the FBS) and six turnovers committed (21st in the FBS).

    Iowa’s Best Players

    • Spencer Petras has recored 940 passing yards, or 156.7 per game, so far this season. He has completed 54% of his passes and has tossed two touchdowns with three interceptions.
    • Leshon Williams has carried the ball 64 times for 236 yards, with two touchdowns.
    • Kaleb Johnson has taken 50 carries and totaled 232 yards with three touchdowns.
    • Sam LaPorta’s 278 receiving yards (46.3 yards per game) are a team high. He has 30 catches on 52 targets.
    • Nico Ragaini has caught 13 passes and compiled 157 receiving yards (26.2 per game).
    • Luke Lachey has racked up 157 reciving yards (26.2 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Lukas Van Ness paces the team with 3.0 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Jack Campbell is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s picked up 36 tackles and 3.0 TFL.
    • Cooper DeJean has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 25 tackles and three passes defended to his name.
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