Vrbo Citrus Bowl’s Best Betting Game Analysis for Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats 01/01/2022

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Vrbo Citrus Bowl's Best Betting Game Analysis for Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats 01-01-2022

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats 01/01/2022 – The Iowa Hawkeyes and Kentucky Wildcats have made it to the Vrbo Citrus Bowl and they are all set to kick off at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Hawkeyes topped the B10 West Conference with a 7-2 record. The Wildcats finished second in the SEC East with a 5-3 record and are coming into this game riding a three-game winning streak. The Hawkeyes were unable to finish their regular season with a win. The online football bets are intact for the Hawkeyes to win this game and cover the spread.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats 01/01/2022

When: Saturday, January 1, 2022, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
TV: ABC
Stream: Sofascore
Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats 01/01/2022
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Hawkeyes -1 (-110) 44.5 o (-110) -117
Wildcats +1 (-110) 44.5 u (-110) -103
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Iowa Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes finished their regular season with a 10-3 overall record. However, their last game turned out to be a loss against the Michigan Wolverines. Iowa put up their worst performance against the Wolverines as they settled for a miserable 42-3 final score. QB Spencer Petras completed 1669 yards with six interceptions and nine TDs. Petras is completing 56.6 percent of his passing attempts. Sam LaPorta and Kegan Johnson are the top receivers for the Hawkeyes and are expected to play an important role.

Players to watch: S. Petras QB (CMP 146, ATT 258, YDS 1669, CMP% 56.6, AVG 6.5, LNG 67, TD 9, INT 6, SACK 24, SYL -168, RTG 117.8), A. Padilla QB (CMP 55, ATT 112, YDS 636, CMP% 49.1, AVG 5.7, LNG 72, TD 2, INT 2, SACK 8, SYL -42, RTG 99), T. Goodson RB (ATT 256, YDS 1151, AVG 4.5, LNG 56, TD 6), G. Williams RB (ATT 49, YDS 207, AVG 4.2, LNG 16, TD 0), S. LaPorta TE (REC 46, YDS 548, AVG 11.9, LNG 30, TD 2).

Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats won nine of their 12 overall games this season and finished behind the Georgia Bulldogs. The Wildcats won their last game against the Louisville Cardinals with a 52-21 final score. Kentucky’s QB Will Levis is completing a solid 66.5 percent of his passes with 23 TDs and a dozen interceptions. Levis completed 2593 passing yards in total. Josh Ali and Wan’Dale Robinson are the top receivers for the Wildcats. Kentucky is surrendering 22.1 points per game to opponents.

Players to watch: W. Levis QB (CMP 216, ATT 325, YDS 2593, CMP% 66.5, AVG 8, LNG 79, TD 23, INT 12, SACK 16, SYL -100, RTG 149.4), B. Allen QB (CMP 8, ATT 12, YDS 92, CMP% 66.7, AVG 7.7, LNG 31, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 2, SYL -17, RTG 131.1), C. Rodriguez Jr. RB (ATT 205, YDS 1272, AVG 6.2, LNG 41, TD 8), K. Smoke RB (ATT 81, YDS 416, AVG 5.1, LNG 32, TD 4), W. Robinson WR (REC 94, YDS 1164, AVG 12.4, LNG 79, TD 7).

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Numbers

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Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa’s last 5 games.
Iowa are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games.
Iowa are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Hawkeyes are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.

Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky’s last 5 games.
Kentucky are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
Kentucky are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Wildcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Iowa Hawkeyes vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks

Despite their terrible loss in their last game, the Hawkeyes are giving up only 19.2 points from the defensive end. The Vrbo Citrus Bowl betting lines are in favor of the Hawkeyes to win and cover with a predicted score of 26-24.