Northwestern vs Iowa Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 9

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The Northwestern Wildcats (1-7) visit Kinnick Stadium to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes (4-4) on Oct. 29. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:00pm EDT in Iowa City.

are betting favorites in Week 9, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Northwestern vs. Iowa is total points.

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Northwestern vs. Iowa Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 9

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Northwestern vs Iowa Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Iowa will win this game with 67.0% confidence.

Northwestern vs Iowa Spread Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Iowa will cover the spread with 69.6% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Northwestern and Iowa, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Northwestern Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Northwestern players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player high – away 

Best Iowa Player Prop Best Bets Today

Top NCAAF player prop bets for Iowa players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player  high – home
  • team high – away
  • team high – home

Northwestern Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Northwestern has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Northwestern is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
  • Northwestern is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • Northwestern is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

Iowa Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Iowa has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Iowa is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
  • Iowa is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • Iowa is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

Northwestern: Keys to the Game vs. Iowa

Northwestern is winless (0-13) when the opposing team converts 55% or more of its red zone chances into touchdowns — tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .435

Northwestern is winless (0-8) when allowing 200 or more passing yards — tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .463

Northwestern is winless (0-11) when throwing at least 1 interception — tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .309

Northwestern is winless (0-9) when not forcing a fumble — tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .453

Iowa: Keys to the Game vs. Northwestern

Iowa is 9-2 (.818) when making 3 or more explosive runs in a game — tied for 14th-best in FBS; Average: .542

Iowa is 7-3 (.583) when allowing less than 3 sacks — 15th-best among Power 5 Teams; Average: .462

Iowa is undefeated (7-0) when scoring 22 or more points — 6th-best among Power 5 Teams; Average: .505

Iowa is 7-2 (.636) when rushing for more than 100 yards — 8th-best among Power 5 Teams; Average: .444

Matchup Notes for Northwestern vs. Iowa

Iowa’s TEs has 46 receptions in 7 games (6.6 per game) this season — third-best among FBS TEs. Purdue’s defense has allowed just 16.7 receptions per game this season — fourth-best among Big Ten defenses.

Iowa’s TEs has 46 receptions in 7 games (6.6 per game) this season — best among Big Ten TEs. Purdue’s defense has allowed just 16.7 receptions per game this season — fourth-best among Big Ten defenses.

Iowa’s TEs has 46 receptions in 7 games (6.6 per game) this season — third-best among P5 TEs. Purdue’s defense has allowed just 16.7 receptions per game this season — fourth-best among Big Ten defenses.

Northwestern’s TEs has 47 receptions in 18 games (just 2.6 per game) since the 2021 season — second-worst among Big Ten TEs. Ohio State’s defense has allowed 4.6 receptions per game to TEs since the 2021 season — third-worst among FBS defenses.

Northwestern’s TEs has 47 receptions in 18 games (just 2.6 per game) since the 2021 season — second-worst among Big Ten TEs. Ohio State’s defense has allowed 20.0 receptions per game since the 2021 season — fifth-worst among Big Ten defenses.

Northwestern’s WRs have just 121.0 receiving yards per game this season — third-worst among Big Ten WRs. Ohio State’s defense has allowed just 187.1 receiving yards per game this season — fifth-best among Big Ten defenses.

Northwestern Offensive Stats & Trends

Northwestern RBs have been targeted 13.2 times per game (53/4) this season– highest among FBS Teams; Average: 4.5

Northwestern’s TEs has 47 receptions in 18 games (just 2.6 per game) since the 2021 season — second-worst among Big Ten TEs. Ohio State’s defense has allowed 4.6 receptions per game to TEs since the 2021 season — third-worst among FBS defenses.

Northwestern RBs have been targeted 24 times in the 4th quarter this season– most among FBS Teams

Northwestern RBs have picked up first downs on 5 receptions in close and late situations this season– 3rd most among FBS Teams

Northwestern’s TEs has 47 receptions in 18 games (just 2.6 per game) since the 2021 season — second-worst among Big Ten TEs. Ohio State’s defense has allowed 20.0 receptions per game since the 2021 season — fifth-worst among Big Ten defenses.

Iowa Offensive Stats & Trends

Iowa Skill Players have averaged a touchdown every 5.0 receptions (25 Rec/5 TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– worst Receptions Per TD among Power 5 Teams; Average: 2.1

Iowa Skill Players have averaged a touchdown every 5.0 receptions (25 Rec/5 TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– worst Receptions Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 2.1

Iowa Skill Players have just one touchdown on 7 receptions in the Red Zone this season– 2nd worst Receptions Per TD among Power 5 Teams; Average: 2.1

Iowa Skill Players have averaged a touchdown every 37.0 receptions (74 Rec/2 TDs) this season– worst Receptions Per TD among Power 5 Teams; Average: 11.2

Iowa RBs have rushed for 7 TDs on 75 carries (10.7 Carries Per TD) in the Red Zone since last season– 2nd worst Carries Per TD among FBS Teams; Average: 4.6

Northwestern Wildcats Defensive Stats & Trends

Northwestern has allowed 6.0 yards from scrimmage per touch (149 yards / 25 touches) in the Red Zone this season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 3.7

Northwestern has allowed 6.0 yards from scrimmage per touch (149 yards / 25 touches) in the Red Zone this season– worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.6

Northwestern has allowed first downs on 37% of rush attempts in the Red Zone this season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 17%

Northwestern has allowed passes of 40+ yards on 6 of 110 attempts (6%) this season– 2nd worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 2%

Northwestern has allowed first downs on 16% of pass attempts in close and late situations since last season– 2nd best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 31%

Iowa Hawkeyes Defensive Stats & Trends

Iowa has allowed 2 rushing TDs on 195 carries (97.5 Carries Per TD) this season– 2nd best in FBS; Average: 24

Iowa opponents has averaged 73.0 Passing Attempts per TD (146 Pass Attempts/2 Passing TDs) this season– 3rd best in FBS; Average: 20.9

Iowa has allowed just 8.0 yards per completion (685 yards/86 completions) this season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 12.1

Iowa has allowed one rushing TD on 15 carries in the Red Zone this season– 3rd best in FBS; Average: 4.7

Iowa has allowed just 8.0 yards per completion (685 yards/86 completions) this season– best in FBS; Average: 12.5


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