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Point Spread Favors the Horned Frogs in NCAA College Football Battle with the Iowa State Cyclones

Amon Carter Stadium will feature the Iowa State Cyclones vs TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 3 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the TCU Horned Frogs as -23.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 48-15 result in favor of the Horned Frogs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Iowa State Cyclones vs TCU Horned Frogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the TCU Horned Frogs have seen them go 1-1 and 0-2 ATS so far this season, while the Iowa State Cyclones are at 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Iowa State Cyclones are 0-2, while the TCU Horned Frogs are 2-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and TCU vs Iowa State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 16-rated TCU Horned Frogs and the No. 102-rated Iowa State Cyclones in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits TCU's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 48.5 PPG, against a Iowa State defense that ranks No. 101 this week at 33.5 PPG. The TCU aerial game is averaging 408 yards per game, more than the Iowa State Cyclones secondary allows through the air, 186 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Iowa State Cyclones own the league's No. 44-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 198 yards per game when on the road. TCU, on the other hand, rates No. 58 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Allen Lazard was good for 111 receiving yards in the Cyclones's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 42-3 to the Cyclones.

In TCU's last outing, Kenny Hill threw for 377 yards in a losing cause against the Razorbacks, 41-38 at Amon Carter Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa State is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Iowa State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Iowa State's last 18 games
  • Iowa State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Texas Christian is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games
  • Texas Christian is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • Texas Christian is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • Texas Christian is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Iowa State

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa State home to San Jose State, Saturday, September 24th
TCU at SMU, Saturday, September 24th