Ohio State Vs Iowa Line & Final Score PredictionSportbet.com Staff
Ohio State hopes to keep the momentum going when they battle Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 4. Kick-off is at 3:30 pm ET. The game takes place at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, IA. The Week 10 college football betting line favors the Buckeyes by 18-points.
Iowa is 5 and 3 this season. The Hawkeyes are only 3 and 4 against the spread. Ohio State is 7 and 1 on the money line this season. The Buckeyes are 4 and 4 against the spread.
Ohio State Buckeyes Vs Iowa Hawkeyes Line & Final Score Prediction
Ohio State opened as a -17 road favorite and with early bets backing the Buckeyes they are laying 18-points. The total has gone down a point from opening at 53.5 to 52.5.
Bet on #3 Ohio State -18 because…
The Buckeyes have climbed all the way back into the Top 3 on the AP Poll. Ohio State’s season appeared to be in jeopardy after their Week 2 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners. A miraculous comeback win over Penn State in Week 9 has propelled the Buckeyes back into the Top 3. Now that they’re in the Top 3, it’s difficult to see Ohio State not staying in the Top 3.
Bet on Iowa +18 because…
Although Iowa is 3 and 4 overall against the spread, the Hawkeyes are 3 and 1 ATS at home. That’s a decent record against the spread. The Hawkeyes step it up at home. So, although their chances of beating Ohio State aren’t great, covering the spread is a different matter.
Ohio State Vs Iowa Final Score Prediction
Ohio State had to bring every trick out of their bag to beat Penn State 38 to 39. The Buckeyes were in a tough battle from the beginning in that game. The fact that Ohio State was favored by 7 but had to mount a comeback means one of two things. Either Ohio State isn’t as good as advertised, or Ohio State turned on the proverbial light bulb.
I believe the Buckeyes turned on the proverbial light bulb. I don’t think Ohio State believed that they could beat Penn State. Then, like magic, something clicked.
Now that the light bulb is on, I don’t expect it to go off. Iowa is a tough out at home. But, the Hawkeyes don’t’ have the firepower on offense to contend with Ohio State. The Buckeyes average a strong 46.2 points per game.
Ohio State should bury Iowa, probably before halftime, in this Big Ten battle on Saturday.