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Point Spread Favors the Cyclones in NCAA College Football Battle with the Kansas Jayhawks

The Kansas Jayhawks will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Cyclones in Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Iowa State Cyclones sat as -14.5-point favorite, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 25-20 win for the Cyclones. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kansas Jayhawks vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa State Cyclones sit at 1-2 (1-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Kansas Jayhawks are currently 0-3 (1-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Iowa State is 0-3 OU, and Kansas is 2-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa State vs Kansas injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Iowa State Cyclones rated this week at No. 117 and the Kansas Jayhawks sitting at No. 116.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Iowa State's No. 101-ranked offense, averaging 23.67 PPG, against a Kansas defense that ranks No. 119 this week at 41 PPG. The Iowa State aerial game is averaging 251.33 yards per game, less than the Kansas Jayhawks secondary allows through the air, 288 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Kansas Jayhawks feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 312 yards per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, ranks No. 127 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Kansas got a 113-yard performance from Josh Hicks, but Rutgers prevailed 27-14.

Kareem Hunt tore up the turf for 129 rushing yards in the latest Cyclones game, a 30-23 loss to the Rockets at Glass Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas's last 6 games
  • Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Iowa State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games
  • Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas home to Baylor, Saturday, October 10th
Iowa State at Texas Tech, Saturday, October 10th