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Week 9 odds - Cyclones vs. Red Raiders

Iowa State CyclonesTexas Tech Red Raiders
Oct 29, 7:00 PM | Turf of Jones AT&T Stadium

Iowa State Cyclones vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds


Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Cyclones on Saturday when they take on the Red Raiders at Jones AT&T Stadium in Week 9 action.

The Red Raiders are 5-2 so far on the season, and 5-2 ATS vs. the number. The Cyclones, meanwhile, are 3-4 and 3-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Texas Tech go 6-1 and the Cyclones go 4-3 on the totals.

View Iowa State vs Texas Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Red Raiders sat as 15.5-point favorites . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Red Raiders - Cyclones odds would favor the Red Raiders if the lines were set according to power ranks. Texas Tech is rated No. 26 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Cyclones sit at No. 108. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 46-21 win for the Red Raiders.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas Tech's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 43.4 PPG, against a Cyclones defense that ranks No. 115 this week at 35.9 PPG. The Red Raiders aerial game is averaging 383.7 yards per game, more than the Cyclones secondary allows through the air, 234 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cyclones feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 267 yards per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 64 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Iowa State, they were a 33-17 loser as they battled Texas A&M at home. Iowa State covered in the match as a 21.5-point underdog, while 50 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Texas Tech won its last outing, a 41-38 result against Oklahoma on October 22. Texas Tech covered in that game as a 29-point underdog, while the 79 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 2-8

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Cyclones at Red Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa State's last 9 games on the road
Iowa State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Iowa State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas Tech
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech's last 5 games
Texas Tech is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games at home
Texas Tech is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next up:
Iowa State home to Kansas, Saturday, November 5
Texas Tech at Texas, Saturday, November 5