Ohio State Buckeyes vs Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 22 (10/22) NCAAF
- Lm Tipster
- Oct 22, 2022, 5:56:11 AM
|Time||12:00 p.m. EST|
|Iowa money line||+1400|
|Iowa spread||+29.5 (-110)|
|Ohio State money line||-3300|
|Ohio State spread||-29.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||49.5|
2022 season stats
|Iowa Hawkeyes||Ohio State Buckeyes|
|Road / home record||1-1||5-0|
|Points per game||14.7||48.8|
|Points allowed per game||9.8||15.7|
|Pass yards per game||156.7||315.3|
|Rush yards per game||82.0||228.3|
|Total yards per game||238.0||543.7|
|Total yards allowed per game||264.0||253.0|
The Ohio State Buckeyes will host the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Mountaineer Field at the Ohio Stadium on Saturday. These teams haven't faced each other since 2017 season where the Hawkeyes destroyed the Buckeyes 55-24 in Iowa.
The Hawkeyes get here with a 3-3 record after losing their last 2 games against Michigan and Illinois. The Iowa offense only averages 238.8 per game. With only two touchdown passes, fifth-year quarterback Spencer Patras has the seventh-worst completion percentage in the country (54%). With little over 82 yards per game, the running offense is also having trouble..
The Defense is the strong side of this team as they are allowing only 9.8 points per game but they only really tough team they have faced is Michigan who scored 27 points in the game.
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Buckeyes are 6-0 so far this season after beating the Michigan State Spartans on the road 49-20 last Saturday. Stroud was 21 of 26 for 361 yards. He became the first player in program history to throw six touchdowns in three games, Emeka Egbuka had five receptions for 143 yards and a score and TreVeyon Henderson ran for 118 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively, Ohio State is one of the best in the nation and allows just 93.2 yards on the rush per game and 160 passing yards ranking #10 in the country with 15.7 points per game but most of the scores they are allowin have been in garbage time.
Iowa are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
Iowa are 2-12 SU in their last 14 games against Ohio State.
Iowa are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games on the road.
Iowa are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Ohio State.
Ohio State are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ohio State's last 5 games against Iowa.
Ohio State are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Ohio State are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa
The Hawkeyes defense has been good actually but their problem is the offense as they are one of the worst in the entire nation as they are averaging just 238.8 yards per game compared with Ohio State's 543.7. The Buckeyes have one of the top 3 most electric offenses in the country and they are also ranking #10 in defense. Jaxon Smith-Njigba and Miyan Williams are now on track to return to the field so that's more bad news for the Hawkeyes. Ohio State is going to destroy Iowa, period.
PICK: Ohio State -29.5 (-110)
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