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College Football Betting Line Favors the Texas Longhorns over the Iowa State Cyclones

The Iowa State Cyclones will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Texas Longhorns in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Iowa State opened as a 9.5-point underdog but has since dropped all the way to +5.5. As of Friday afternoon the total was set at 51.5 or 52 depending on the book.

A 27-22 result in favor of the Longhorns is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Longhorns will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-4 ATS against the spread this season, while the Iowa State Cyclones are 3-4 ATS. Texas is 2-5 on the over under betting totals; Iowa State is 1-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa State vs Texas injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 103-rated Iowa State Cyclones and the No. 89-ranked Texas Longhorns, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Iowa State's No. 83-ranked offense, averaging 26.86 PPG, against a Texas defense that ranks No. 90 this week at 31 PPG. The Iowa State aerial game is averaging 243.57 yards per game, less than the Texas Longhorns secondary allows through the air, 257.29 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Texas Longhorns own the league's No. 100-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 221 yards per game when on the road. Iowa State, on the other hand, rates No. 114 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Charles Jones went over the 100-yard mark (122) in his team's latest effort as Texas defeated Kansas State by a score of 23-9 on Saturday.


Shock Linwood ran through the Baylor defense for 171 yards in Iowa State's last game, but the Cyclones still lost a 45-27 decision at McLane Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Iowa State is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Iowa State's last 11 games
  • Iowa State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Kansas, Saturday, November 7th
Iowa State at Oklahoma, Saturday, November 7th