The Iowa Hawkeyes take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in one of the college football games on Saturday, October 8, 2016 start time at 12:00 PM ET, at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Iowa Hawkeyes (3-2) lost against the Northwestern Wildcats, 38-31, last week. C.J. Beathard completed 19 of 27 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown. In rushing, LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for 72 yards and a touchdown in 17 carries while Akrum Wadley added 35 yards and two touchdowns in 14 carries. In receiving, Riley McCarron posted 78 yards and a touchdown in eight receptions while Jerminic Smith added 58 yards in three catches.
Offensively, Iowa football is averaging 198.4 yards in passing and 143.2 yards in rushing. Defensively, Iowa football is yielding 181.8 yards in passing and 182.8 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-1) lost against the Penn State Nittany Lions, 42-36, last week. Mitch Leidner completed 24 of 40 passes for 241 yards and a touchdown. In rushing, Rodney Smith ran for 104 yards in 23 attempts while Shannon Brooks added 100 yards and a touchdown in 14 carries. In receiving, Brian Smith posted 101 yards in seven receptions while Drew Wolitarsky added 69 yards and a touchdown in seven catches.
Offensively, Minnesota football is averaging 211.5 yards in passing and 228.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, Minnesota football is yielding 255.3 yards in passing and 123.0 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
Iowa vs Minnesota football game schedule:
Date: October 8, 2016
Start Time: 12:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN2
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -1.5 Iowa, 51.5 O/U