NCAA Matchups  >>  Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Preview 08/31/2013

Kinnick Stadium has a Week 1 contest on tap for Saturday as the Northern Illinois Huskies and the Iowa Hawkeyes play their season openers.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawkeyes listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Huskies, while the game's total is sitting at 51.

TEAM RECORDS:
Northern Illinois: 12-2 SU, 9-5 ATS
Iowa: 4-8 SU, 3-8-1 ATS
NORTHERN ILLINOIS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in August are 3-4
When playing on turf are 10-0
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

IOWA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in August are 3-1
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Northern Illinois is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
Northern Illinois is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northern Illinois's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 6 games on the road
Iowa is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
Iowa is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Iowa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Iowa is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

NEXT UP:
Northern Illinois at Idaho, Saturday, September 14
Iowa home to Missouri State, Saturday, September 7