Iowa's football program has had a disappointing stretch of play in recent weeks, with the Hawkeyes losing three straight games after starting the season 6-1.
Opportunity remains for a promising finish, though.
Iowa has two games left on the regular season schedule, playing at Illinois on Saturday and finishing the year against Nebraska.
Can Iowa win both of those games and finish 8-4?
ESPN's latest predictions are in.
Iowa at Illinois
ESPN is giving Iowa an 89.5 percent chance to win this game, giving Illinois only a 10.5 percent chance to pull off the upset.
Iowa vs. Nebraska
ESPN is giving Iowa an 85 percent chance to win this game, giving Nebraska only a 15 percent chance to pull off the upset.
What are your predictions?