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Iowa State at Iowa

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In week 3 the Iowa State Cyclones (0-2 overall) travel to Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa to face their in state opponent Iowa Hawkeyes (2-0 overall) Saturday.

Iowa State almost pulled off an upset last week against Kansas State 32-28. Iowa State was led by quarterback Sam B. Richardson who had 185 passing yards and 1 TD but he also threw an interception. In addition, Jarvis West led the wide receivers with 75 yards and 1 TD on 8 receptions. DeVondrick Nealy led the rushing game with 38 yards and 1 TD on 10 carries.

The Cyclones defense allowed 471 yards and 32 points last week.

Iowa beat Ball State 17-13 last week. Iowa was led by quarterback Jake Rudock with 322 passing yards and 2 TDs. In addition, Rudock also led the rushing game with 36 yards on 7 carries. Kevonte Martin-Manley led the wide receivers 70 yards on 8 catches.

The Hawkeyes defense allowed only 219 yards and 13 points last week. In addition, they had 1 interception.

Keys to Iowa State win

Iowa State will have to have quarterback Sam B. Richardson play a good game and not turn the ball over. In addition, they will need the running back to get more involved.

Keys to Iowa win

Iowa will need Jake Rudock to play another good game. However, they will need a running back to step up and lead the rushing game.

Key Injuries

Iowa State

Levi Peters, Jacob Gannon, Quenton Bundrage, Ben Loth

Iowa

Riley McCarron, Josey Jewell, Darian Cooper, Adam Cox

Favorite

Iowa -10

Conclusion

It should be a good game on Saturday and Iowa should be in line for a win. Iowa’s offense should be able to score on Iowa State’s defense. However, the Hawkeyes defense will have to figure out how to stop Iowa State’s offense.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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