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On Iowa Gameday: Our Iowa vs. Northern Illinois picks

Iowa Hawkeyes running back Ivory Kelly-Martin (21) celebrates scoing a touchdown against the Illinois Fighting Illini with tight end Shaun Beyer (42) during the second half of a game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Oct.  7, 2017.  (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
Iowa Hawkeyes running back Ivory Kelly-Martin (21) celebrates scoing a touchdown against the Illinois Fighting Illini with tight end Shaun Beyer (42) during the second half of a game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

Finally. Kinnick Stadium is back open for business Saturday as Iowa kicks off its season against Northern Illinois at 2:30 p.m.

To get you ready, The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse, Mike Hlas and Jeff Johnson make their picks against the spread and evaluate a few prop bets for the game on On Iowa Gameday.

• Over/under: 1.5 Iowa running backs score touchdowns vs. NIU

• Over/under: 2.5 sacks for NIU vs. Iowa

• Over/under: 8.5 Iowa defensive linemen take a snap vs. NIU

• Iowa -10.5 vs. Northern Illinois

• Over/under: 7.5 regular-season wins for Iowa in 2018

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