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    One of the best wide receivers in college football will be on show when Erick All and the Iowa Hawkeyes (6-1) host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-3) on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

    The Hawkeyes are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), versus the Golden Gophers. The over/under for this game is 31.5 points.

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    Game Info for Iowa vs. Minnesota

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBC
    • Location: Iowa City, Iowa
    • Stadium: Kinnick Stadium
    Iowa vs Minnesota Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Iowa -3.5 -111 -109 31.5 -110 -110 -176 +149

    Iowa Pick Insights

    • Iowa has posted a 4-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Iowa has a 2-2 record against the spread in games it was favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • Two of Iowa’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    Iowa Stats & Insights

    • Iowa ranks worst in total offense (247.4 yards per game), but has been slightly better on defense, ranking 26th with 324.4 yards allowed per game.
    • Iowa sports the 10th-best defense this season in terms of points allowed (14.9 points allowed per game), but rank 20th-worst on the offensive side of the ball (20.9 points per game).
    • While Iowa’s pass defense ranks 31st with 198.3 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking third-worst (116.6 passing yards per game).
    • Iowa is totaling 130.9 rushing yards per game on offense (100th in the FBS), and ranks 46th on defense with 126.1 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • While Iowa ranks fourth-worst in the FBS in third-down conversion rate at 26.3%, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-best (32.8% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • With 11 forced turnovers (32nd in the FBS) against 10 turnovers committed (74th in the FBS), Iowa (+1) owns the 50th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Iowa’s Best Players

    • Cade McNamara has thrown for 505 yards (72.1 ypg) to lead Iowa, completing 51.1% of his passes and recording four touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season.
    • Leshon Williams has racked up 459 yards on 75 carries while finding the end zone one time.
    • Kaleb Johnson has piled up 260 yards on 68 attempts, scoring two times.
    • All’s 299 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 37 times and has totaled 21 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Luke Lachey has grabbed 10 passes while averaging 18.7 yards per game.
    • Nico Ragaini has a total of 83 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 10 throws.
    • Logan Lee has two sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Iowa’s tackle leader, Jay Higgins, has 77 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Sebastian Castro leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 28 tackles, four TFL, and three passes defended.

    Minnesota Betting Insights

    • Minnesota is 1-5-0 against the spread this season.
    • Minnesota has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 3.5 points or more this year (0-2).
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Minnesota’s six games with a set total.

    Minnesota Pick Insights

    • Minnesota ranks 13th-worst in total yards per game (313.3), but it has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 66th in the FBS with 373.2 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Minnesota ranks 23rd-worst in points per game (21.7), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 77th in the FBS with 26.7 points ceded per contest.
    • Minnesota ranks fourth-worst in passing yards per game (132.8), but it has been better defensively, ranking 84th in the FBS with 235.3 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • With 180.5 rushing yards per game on offense, Minnesota ranks 43rd in the FBS. On defense it ranks 67th, giving up 137.8 rushing yards per game.
    • Minnesota ranks 72nd in third-down conversion rate (39.5%) on offense, but it has been less productive defensively, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with a 50% third-down percentage allowed.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (46th in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (53rd in the FBS) this season, Minnesota ranks 36th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +2.

    Minnesota’s Best Players

    • Athan Kaliakmanis has thrown for 797 yards on 55.9% passing while tossing six touchdown passes with six interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 83 yards with two scores.
    • The team’s top rusher, Darius Taylor, has carried the ball 87 times for 532 yards (88.7 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Sean Tyler has run for 199 yards across 46 carries.
    • Daniel Jackson has collected 22 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 286 (47.7 yards per game). He’s been targeted 43 times and has five touchdowns.
    • Corey Crooms has caught 19 passes and compiled 227 receiving yards (37.8 per game).
    • Lemeke Brockington has racked up 73 reciving yards (12.2 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Danny Striggow paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Maverick Baranowski is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 28 tackles, two TFL, and one sack.
    • Tyler Nubin has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 17 tackles and three passes defended.
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