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Iowa State Cyclones Host the Texas Longhorns in Week 5 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Iowa State will look to improve on its 2-1 record this week when they host Texas in Week 5 action at Jack Trice Stadium on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Iowa State Cyclones here saw them at Bovada as 6-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 36-31 result in favor of the Longhorns on Thursday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. 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 Thursday; they are 2-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the Iowa State Cyclones are 2-0-1 ATS. Texas is 1-2 on the over under betting totals; Iowa State is 2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Iowa State vs Texas injuries news.

The game pits the Iowa State Cyclones, currently No. 58 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Texas Longhorns, who rate No. 54 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Iowa State's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 41.33 PPG, against a Texas defense that ranks No. 71 this week at 26 PPG. The Iowa State aerial game is averaging 311.67 yards per game, more than the Texas Longhorns secondary allows through the air, 248.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas Longhorns feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 71 yards per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, ranks No. 97 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Collin Johnson hauled in 7 passes for 191 yards against the USC defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 27-24 loss against the Trojans on Saturday.

Jacob Park throttled the Zips defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 317 yards as Iowa State handed Akron a 41-14 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 10 games
  • Texas is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Iowa State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Iowa State is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

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