The Iowa Hawkeyes (8-2) are 3-point favorites when they host the Illinois Fighting Illini (5-5) in a Big Ten matchup on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Kinnick Stadium. The game has a point total of 32.5.

Iowa sports the third-best defense this season in terms of points allowed (12.3 points allowed per game), but rank 11th-worst on offense (18.8 points per game). With 23.8 points per game on offense, Illinois ranks 90th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 102nd, giving up 29.3 points per game.

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Iowa vs. Illinois Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Location: Iowa City, Iowa
  • Venue: Kinnick Stadium
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
Iowa vs Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Iowa -3 -110 -110 32.5 -105 -115 -155 +130

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Iowa Recent Performance

  • From a defensive standpoint, the Hawkeyes have been top-25 over the last three games with 178.7 total yards allowed per game (sixth-best). They haven't played as well offensively, with 232.7 total yards per game (-121-worst).
  • From a defensive standpoint, the Hawkeyes have been top-25 over the last three contests with 6.3 points allowed per game (second-best). They haven't played as well offensively, with 14 points per game (-108-worst).
  • Over the last three contests, Iowa has been bottom-25 in passing offense with 134.7 passing yards per game (-102-worst) and top-25 in passing defense with 100 passing yards surrendered per game (third-best).
  • While the Hawkeyes are -84-worst in offensive rushing yards per game over the last three contests (98), they rank 19th-best defensively (78.7 rushing yards allowed) during that time frame.
  • The Hawkeyes have one win against the spread and are 2-1 overall in their past three contests.
  • In its past three contests, Iowa has not hit the over.

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Iowa Betting Records & Stats

  • Iowa has posted a 4-4-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Hawkeyes have covered the spread twice when favored by 3 points or more this season (in six opportunities).
  • In Iowa's nine games with a set total, two have hit the over (22.2%).
  • Iowa has won six of the seven games it was the moneyline favorite this season (85.7%).
  • Iowa has a 2-1 record (winning 83.3% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -155 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup's moneyline, the Hawkeyes' implied win probability is 60.8%.

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Iowa Stats Leaders

  • Deacon Hill has 715 yards passing for Iowa, completing 46.5% of his passes and throwing four touchdowns and five interceptions this season.
  • Leshon Williams has 614 rushing yards on 123 carries with one touchdown.
  • Kaleb Johnson has carried the ball 84 times for 332 yards (33.2 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Erick All has hauled in 21 receptions for 299 yards (29.9 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He's found the end zone three times as a receiver.
  • Nico Ragaini has reeled in 19 passes while averaging 16.7 yards per game.
  • Diante Vines' 12 catches have turned into 134 yards and one touchdown.
  • Joe Evans has racked up four sacks to pace the team, while also recording seven TFL and 33 tackles.
  • Iowa's leading tackler, Jay Higgins, has 107 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
  • Sebastian Castro leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 44 tackles, five TFL, and three passes defended.

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