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Insight Bowl Betting Preview

The No. 12 ranked team in the BCS Standings in the Missouri Tigers will take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Insight Bowl. The latest college football bowl odds for this game as posted by online sportsbook, Skybook have the Tigers favored by three points and the total set at 46.5
Iowas enters this game mired in controversy and surrounded by distractions. The offense will be missing several key players for this game as running back Adam Robinson and first-team All-Big Ten wide reciver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, will miss the game due to an alleged drug arrest. Thankfully the Hawkeyes will still have the services of quarterback Ricky Stanzi. His main target will be wide receiver Marvin McNutt who had 51 catches, 798 yards, and eight touchdowns. Missouri also boasts an excellent offense. 
Blaine Gabbert will be under center for the Tigers and has been a staple of the Tigers offense all year. The Tigers offense averaged 401.1 yards and can run up the score with the spread offense. Missouri uses a running back by committee that gained 380 yards from three backs and a career-best 62.2 percent completion rate from second-year starter Gabbert.
Both teams have impressive sports betting trends in their favor as they enter this game.
The Hawkeyes are 4-0 against the spread (ATS) in their last four neutral site games, 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games following a loss against the spread, and 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games after accumulating less than 275 total yards in their previous game. The Tigers are 4-0 ATS in their last four games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game, 6-1 ATS in their last seven games following a win, and 5-2 ATS in the last seven games against the Big Ten conference.
The college football bowl season is always more interesting when a ranked team is playing, and that makes this a must-see game this week.