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Iowa State Road Dogs vs UConn

For a team that has won just four of its past 25 road games, the Iowa State Cyclones sure aren't getting many points as they visit UConn in college football wagering action Saturday.
The Huskies are 0-2 ATS so far against the 2-0 Cyclones, who upset state rival Iowa last week. UConn lost at Vandy and needs this game badly to get on track in the Big East.

View Iowa State vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The Huskies are listed as 5-point favorites at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 999.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Huskies sit at No. 23 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Cyclones are at No. 91 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Huskies will win this game 40-28.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 66-ranked offense, averaging 28 PPG, against a Cyclones defense that ranks No. 86 this week at 30 PPG. The Huskies aerial game is averaging 166 yards per game, less than the Cyclones secondary allows through the air, 194 YPG per game.

Iowa State won its last outing, a 44-41 result against Iowa on September 10. Iowa State covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 85 combined points took the game OVER the total.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 24-21 loser on the road against Vanderbilt. They failed to cover the 1.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

 

A few Cyclones at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa State's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games
Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Iowa State is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Connecticut is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Iowa State home to Texas, Saturday, October 1
Connecticut at Buffalo, Saturday, September 24

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