The entire four-person panel of the Detroit News is going with Iowa State and 1.5 points.
ESPN.com’s Big Ten bloggers are split. Adam Rittenberg says Iowa, 19-17. Brian Bennett tabs the Cyclones, 16-13.
ESPN.com’s Big 12 blogger, Jake Trotter, says ISU, 23-21.
Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune is taking Iowa and giving 2.5 points.
Garry Smits of the Florida Times-Union likes Iowa, 13-9.
Three of five Kansas City Star panelists are picking the Cyclones. All of them picked a score with a 3-point differential or less.
Jug of Snyder (yes, Jug of Snyder) says Iowa State, 16-10.
Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury-News likes ISU and 3 points.
Matthew Pencek of PennLive.com goes with Iowa, but has disparaging remarks about the game.
The 8-person Dallas Morning News predicting panel is 4-4 on Iowa-ISU.
Derek Helling of RantSports.com also goes with the Clones, 23-20. He says the game will be ugly.
Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman takes Iowa, 19-14, adding this: “I promise you, if we didn’t have overtime, I’d have picked a tie.”
Dan Biser, of the News-Reporter in Whiteville, N.C., takes Iowa, 28-23. I’m not making that up. That’s right. Whiteville, North Carolina. It was named for the town’s founder, James B. White. It is the home of Cape Fear Propane.