Northwestern vs Iowa : Northwestern have been homebodies their last two matches, but they are heading out on Saturday. They will square off against Iowa at 4:30 p.m. Northwestern are the clear underdogs, so they’re hoping it the size of the fight that determines this one.
After a string of four wins, Northwestern’s good fortune finally ran out last week. They took a 21-31 hit to the loss column at the hands of Notre Dame. A silver lining for Northwestern was the play of Clayton Thorson, who punched in 2 rushing TDs and accumulated 141 passing yards. If you haven’t heard Thorson’s name lately, then you haven’t been paying much attention: he has loomed large in their past four games.Northwestern vs Iowa
As for Iowa, they have relied on a stalwart defense averaging 16.13 points allowed per game, but that average took a hit last Saturday. They fell just short of Purdue by a score of 36-38. It was a tough break for Iowa, who improved upon an already decent score from two weeks ago but lost both times.
With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the victory. We’ll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.
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When: Saturday at 4:30 PM ET
Where: Kinnick Stadium, Iowa
The Hawkeyes are a big 10 point favorite against the Wildcats.This season, Iowa are 5-2-1 against the spread. As for Northwestern, they are 4-4-1 against the spreadVegas was right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 10 point spread, and stayed right there.