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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 10/24/2020 NCAAF Previews, Spread & Game Analysis

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Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 10-24-2020 NCAAF Previews Spread & Game Analysis

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 10/24/2020 – Week 8 of college football is all about the Big 10 conference teams battling for the first time of the season. Iowa Hawkeyes and Purdue Boilermakers will play their very first game of 2020 from Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. The football odds have been flourishing as these teams try to open their record. Iowa had a successful season last year and they are all set to bring back some of their top players. Purdue Boilermakers will make a few changes on their team and they will try their best to make a better season.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 10/24/2020

When: Saturday, October 24, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, Indiana
TV: BTN
Stream: SofaScore

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers 10/24/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Hawkeyes -4.5 (-110) 53.5 o (-110) -185
Boilermakers +4.5 (-110) 53.5 u (-110) +160
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Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa Hawkeyes won 10 games last season and they are all set to bring in Spencer Petras as their quarterback this season. Petras is new to the squad and they are yet to watch his performance. From the running back spot, Tyler Goodson will be back alongside Ivory Kelly-Martin and Mekhi Sargent. Tyrone Tracy and Ihmir Smith-Marsette will return from the wide receiving spot and they are one of the key players from last season. Iowa will replace three of its players for the defensive line this season. Nick Niemann will return from the linebacking spot with Djimon Colbert.

Players to watch: N. Stanley QB (CMP 237 ATT 399 YDS 2951 CMP% 59.4 AVG 7.4 LNG 75 TD 16 INT 7 SACK 23 SYL -219 RTG 131.2), S. Petras QB (CMP 6 ATT 10 YDS 25 CMP% 60 AVG 2.5 LNG 9 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 81), T. Goodson RB (ATT 134 YDS 638 AVG 4.8 LNG 55 TD 5), M. Sargent RB (ATT 119 YDS 563 AVG 4.7 LNG 30 TD 4), I. Smith-Marsette WR (REC 44 YDS 722 AVG 16.4 LNG 58 TD 5).       

Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers struggled last year with their running game. From the defensive end, they were equally bad as they held the last spot in the Big 10 Conference play. Lorenzo Neal will be back after his injury last season while Demarcus Mitchell takes the spot as the top linebacker. Purdue has made a few changes to their squad by shuffling Derrick Barnes from the defensive line to the linebacker spot. Cory Trice is back to the cornerback position and Cam Allen will take the lead from the safety.

Players to watch: J. Plummer QB (CMP 144 ATT 241 YDS 1603 CMP% 59.8 AVG 6.7 LNG 59 TD 11 INT 8 SACK 21 SYL -162 RTG 124), A. O’Connell QB (CMP 103 ATT 164 YDS 1101 CMP% 62.8 AVG 6.7 LNG 72 TD 8 INT 4 SACK 5 SYL -40 RTG 130.4), K. Doerue RB (ATT 130 YDS 451 AVG 3.5 LNG 26 TD 5), Z. Horvath RB (ATT 79 YDS 377 AVG 4.8 LNG 48 TD 2), D. Bell WR (REC 86 YDS 1035 AVG 12 LNG 54 TD 7). 

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Numbers

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Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Iowa’s last 12 games.
Iowa is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Hawkeyes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Purdue.
Iowa is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games against Purdue.

Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Boilermakers are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Purdue’s last 9 games against Iowa.
Purdue is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue’s last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Picks

Iowa Hawkeyes will start this year with a new quarterback, but they still have the support from the rest of their squad. Back the Hawkeyes to win this game with the college football odds spreads in their favor. Predicted score 27-13.