IOWA ST over Iowa by 8

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The Hawkeyes spoiled our Up­set Game of the Week call on Wy­oming last Satur­day when they won and cov­ered as dou­ble-digit chalk de­spite tal­ly­ing only 24 points and 263 yards. It cer­tainly doesn’t help that a punter com­pletely whiffs on a punt 30 sec­onds be­fore the half and gives the op­po­si­tion a free 7 points (nor does it help if you had the Cow­boys +4 in the first half as so deftly pointed out by Scott Van Pelt on his Bad Beats seg­ment). The con­cern to­day for Cap­tain Kirk is a hu­mil­i­at­ing re­venge factor in this ri­valry re­match as Iowa lev­eled State, 42-3, at home last sea­son. The num­bers are an­other con­cern as the Hawkeyes are in road open­ers against foes off a SUATS win while Fer­entz, him­self, is just 1-4-1 ATS away in his ca­reer in non­con­fer­ence clashes fol­low­ing a SUATS win. Mean­while, the Cy­clones are 10-4 ATS in this series off a SU win. ISU head coach Matt Camp­bell needs a sig­na­ture victory and an in-state ri­valry win over Iowa here should have him feel­ing ‘Mmm, mmm, good’ when it’s over. A must take… and if you think not, then check out

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