The 2019 Outback Bowl will pit two of the most physical teams in two of the most physical conferences against one another when No. 18 Mississippi State takes on Iowa to kick off New Year's Day bowls at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Kickoff is scheduled for noon ET.
The Bulldogs are seven-point favorites with the total at 40 for this matchup between two of the nation's best defenses. However, before you make any selections for the big game, be sure to check out the picks and predictions from college football guru Emory Hunt.
Hunt is the founder and CEO of Football Gameplan, which has been supplying analysis of all levels of football since 2007. The former running back joined SportsLine in 2016 and has provided his followers with winning seasons in college and pro football.
Hunt is having another solid season for SportsLine members and enters the bowl season on an 11-6 run on his point-spread selections. What's more, he has had a keen eye for the tendencies of games involving Iowa and has hit on five of his last six picks ATS in Hawkeyes games, including nailing Nebraska to cover as 10-point underdogs on the road against Iowa to end the regular season!
For Mississippi State vs. Iowa, we can tell you Hunt is leaning Over, but he has isolated a crucial X-factor that has him going BIG on one side of the spread. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before you lock in your own picks.
Who wins Mississippi State vs. Iowa? And what crucial X-factor makes one side of the spread hit HARD? ... Join SportsLine right now to see Emory Hunt's against-the-spread pick, all from the renowned expert who consistently crushes the books in college football and has hit 83 percent of his Iowa spread picks!