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Oklahoma State vs Iowa State Pick

The Oklahoma State Cowboys are just two wins away from a trip to Louisiana for the BCS National Championship, and their last road game of the season comes this Friday against the Iowa State Cyclones.

The Cowboys are 10-0 SU and 8-2 ATS this season averaging over 51 points per game on offense.

Brandon Weeden passed for 423 yards and five touchdowns in Oklahoma State’s 66-6 win at Texas Tech last Saturday.

Supporters of the Cowboys have seen them go 10-0 and 8-2 ATS so far this season, while the Cyclones are at 5-4 and 4-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Cyclones are 4-5, while the Cowboys are 6-3-1.

View Oklahoma State vs Iowa State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 25-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle. The over under line was hovering around 68, a number the Cowboys could reach all by themselves if they get hot. The best OVER line was at Bovada Thursday around 67.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 34-rated Cowboys taking on the No. 106-rated Cyclones in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 58-27 win for the Cowboys on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa State's No. 85-ranked offense, averaging 24 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 62 this week at 26.3 PPG. The Cyclones aerial game is averaging 209.6 yards per game, less than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 256.1 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 104-rated road run defense, allowing 221.4 yards per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, ranks No. 57 in rushing offense at home.

Oklahoma State won its last outing, a 66-6 result against Texas Tech on November 12. Oklahoma State covered in that game as a 19-point favorite, while the 72 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Last time out for Iowa State, they were a 13-10 winner as they battled Kansas at home. Iowa State failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite, while 23 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 9-1

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Cowboys at Cyclones trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Oklahoma State's last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games at home
Iowa State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Iowa State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Iowa State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Oklahoma State home to Oklahoma, Saturday, December 3
Iowa State at Oklahoma, Saturday, November 26

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