ESPN Analysts Make Score Picks For Iowa-Iowa State Game

first_imgA group of Iowa Hawkeyes football helmets.WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – NOVEMBER 03: General view of Iowa Hawkeyes helmets are seen during the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 3, 2018 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)Iowa and Iowa State is the biggest game of this upcoming college football weekend.For the first time ever, ESPN’s College GameDay is heading to Ames, Iowa — home of the Iowa State Cyclones.No. 19 Iowa faces their first big test of the season. The Hawkeyes are 2-0 so far this year with wins over Miami (Ohio) and Rutgers. Iowa beat the first two opponents by a combined score of 68-14.The Cyclones escaped a near-disaster loss to UNI on Aug. 31. It took three overtimes to come away with a 29-26 victory. With a bye last week, Iowa State has now had two weeks to prepare for Iowa. Ahead of the game, several ESPN analysts have weighed in on the match-up. Iowa is the heavy favorite.Out of 13 experts, 11 pick the Iowa Hawkeyes to come away with the win. Here’s what some of the experts have to say about the game.Edward Aschoff: I guess someone has to take that Cy-Hawk Trophy home with them. Iowa 24-21Kyle Bonagura: Iowa State couldn’t do much against Northern Iowa; why would that change vs. Iowa? Iowa 20-10Bill Connelly: GameDay in Ames, best atmosphere of the weekend. Iowa 31-27David M. Hale: Iowa won’t be able to run on the Cyclones, who’ve allowed just 34 yards on the ground this year. ISU 14-10Alex Scarborough: Get ready for Brock Purdy’s coming-out party. ISU 31-30Iowa is a two point favorite heading into the game. Who comes away with the victory on Saturday?The big-time match-up takes place at 4 PM ET. The game will be televised on FS1.last_img