College Football News offers prediction for Iowa vs Iowa State Cy-Hawk matchup – Hawkeyes Wire

  • September 9, 2022

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The Iowa Hawkeyes are looking to rebound offensively this week. The Iowa State Cyclones are trying to find out how the replacement parts on offense will work this year. That leads into a bit of uncertainty entering the Cy-Hawk matchup this Saturday.
Iowa State’s offense is coming off of a 42-point outburst but it was against Southeast Missouri State so a grain of salt should be taken with that one. The Cyclone defense gave up just 10 points but showed some cracks in the armor with the yardage given up.
The Hawkeyes defense played lights out surrendering just three points in their opener while the offense is looking to get some footing and improve this weekend. College Football News dove into the game and what may happen when this thing is said and done.
On why Iowa can win, there is belief that this defense will continue to be a dominant force and as it usually does, find a way to make a game changing play.
Iowa’s defense is going to play with its hair on fire.
The formula has to work. Generate takeaways against an Iowa State offense that’s still getting its parts in sync, capitalize on every opportunity, and ask Spencer Petras to start hitting just a few of his midrange throws to keep the chains moving. – Fiutak, CFN
Lastly, it finishes with a prediction of how the Cy-Hawk matchup finishes up and there is belief that Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes someway, somehow continue to get just enough points on the scoreboard to take home a seventh-straight victory in the rivalry.
But it’s Iowa, and we know how this works – Iowa State has lost six in a row in the series.
There won’t be anything remotely pretty about how this gets done, but the Hawkeyes will get one good scoring drive, the defense will somehow come up with something big, and it’ll be a win that defies all logic and reason.
Iowa 16, Iowa State 13
Fiutak, CFN
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