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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini 12/5/2020 NCAAF Predictions, Odds & Previews

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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini 12-5-2020 NCAAF Predictions Odds & Previews

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini 12/5/2020 – The Iowa Hawkeyes will travel to Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois to kick-off against Illinois Fighting Illini in a Big 10 West Conference play. The Hawkeyes have secured the second spot as they trail Northwestern Wildcats in the top. As for the Fighting Illini, they are stuck at the second last spot ahead of Nebraska Cornhuskers. The football betting rules have made things easier for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams. This seems to be an easy chance for the Hawkeyes to extend their conference record.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini 12/5/2020

When: Saturday, December 5, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
TV: FS1
Stream: Sofascore

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini 12/5/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Hawkeyes -13 (-110) 50.5 o (-110) -427
Fighting Illini +13 (-110) 50.5 u (-110) +363
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Iowa Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes won four of their six conference games and they are holding a 4-2 overall record. The Hawkeyes defeated Nebraska Cornhuskers in their last game when they scored 26 and restricted them to 20. Iowa seems to have a decent balance between their offensive and defensive units. The Hawkeyes are touched 31 plus points on average against opponents. From the defense, they are restricting them close to just 17 points on average per game.

Players to watch: S. Petras QB (CMP 90 ATT 162 YDS 945 CMP% 55.6 AVG 5.8 LNG 40 TD 3 INT 4 SACK 6 SYL -40 RTG 105.7), A. Padilla QB (CMP 1 ATT 2 YDS 12 CMP% 50 AVG 6 LNG 12 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 100.4), T. Goodson RB (ATT 83 YDS 453 AVG 5.5 LNG 71 TD 6), M. Sargent RB (ATT 48 YDS 309 AVG 6.4 LNG 36 TD 6), S. LaPorta TE (REC 17 YDS 165 AVG 9.7 LNG 20 TD 0).

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini has been a washout this year after an unexpected performance. The Fighting Illini won just two of their five conference games and are the same as their overall play. In their last game, they defeated Nebraska Cornhuskers with a final score of 41-23. Illinois is scoring just 21.8 points on average per game. From the defense, they are surrendering 32 points per game on average. Playing against the Hawkeyes is not going to be an easy challenge.

Players to watch: C. Taylor QB (CMP 23 ATT 46 YDS 379 CMP% 50 AVG 8.2 LNG 52 TD 3 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL -34 RTG 132), B. Peters QB (CMP 23 ATT 46 YDS 379 CMP% 50 AVG 8.2 LNG 52 TD 3 INT 2 SACK 5 SYL -34 RTG 132), C. Brown RB (ATT 61 YDS 357 AVG 5.9 LNG 39 TD 2), M. Epstein RB (ATT 55 YDS 338 AVG 6.1 LNG 63 TD 4), J. Imatorbhebhe WR (REC 15 YDS 215 AVG 14.3 LNG 52 TD 2).   

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Numbers

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Iowa Hawkeyes

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Iowa’s last 18 games.
Iowa is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
Iowa is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Illinois.
Hawkeyes are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Illinois.
Iowa is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games.
Fighting Illini are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Illinois is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Illinois is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Iowa.
Fighting Illini are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Picks

Sports betting now offers are in support for Iowa to win this game with ease and cover the spread with a final score of 34-17.