The family is heading over to Indiana to tailgate for the Iowa v. Purdue game this weekend, so to get ready I thought I would study our opponent a little bit and write this preview. Enjoy!
After a recent good result at Minnesota, the Hawkeyes are looking to repeat the feat next week when they host Wisconsin. Before that, there is a small matter of the game against Purdue.
The Boilermakers haven't received a lot of praise even though they are coming off a narrow victory Illinois. It may seem unfair as a win is a win, but I do think the standard of the opponent as to be taken into consideration.
Purdue may have already managed to beat their number of wins for last season, but it is hard to see them upsetting the Hawkeyes. Vegas seems to agree. According to BoydsBets
Iowa is favored by 12.5 points in this game.
If they do pull off the win, and I am not sure that they have the wherewithal to do this, there are a number of major events that will have to happen:
1. The first time in 4 years that they will have managed to win two in a row.
2. The first time in 5 years that they achie...