|2013 Big 12 College Football Week 7 Odds: Iowa State vs. Texas Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 09:00|
Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Odds
Texas Tech is 5-0 overall, 2-0 in the Big 12, 3-0 at home and 4-1 against the spread. Iowa State is 1-3 overall, 0-1 in the Big 12, 1-0 on the road and 2-2 against the spread. Texas Tech has won four of its last six against Iowa State.
Trends show that the favorite has covered the spread in 7 of the last 9 n this series. Texas Tech is also 5-2 against the spread in its last 7 against a team with a losing record while Iowa State is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 against a team with a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas Tech is favored at home, as the Red Raiders have odds of -14.5 points against Iowa State. The over/under total has been set at 56 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Texas Tech favored by 16 points. The spread hit a peak of 16.5 points before making its fall to 14.5 points. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 56 points.
Texas Tech is off to a 5-0 start thanks to its high-powered offense that is averaging 41.8 points and 519.6 yards per game. Along with that, the defense is holding opponents to just 13.8 points per contest. Quarterback Baker Mayfield has thrown for 1,488 yards and eight touchdowns this season. Receiver Jace Amaro has caught 38 passes for 463 yards and one score while two other Tech receivers have over 300 yards through five games.
Iowa State is 1-3 on the season following a 31-30 loss at home to Texas. The Cyclones had the lead late in the game but couldn’t hold on for the victory. On the season, Iowa State is averaging 27.3 points on offense while allowing 26.8 points per game on defense. Quarterback Sam B. Richardson has thrown for 1,019 yards and nine touchdowns while Aaron Wimberly has rushed for 302 yards and one score.
In terms of Injuries, Texas Tech offensive lineman Tony Morales (shoulder) is questionable for the game. Iowa State tight end Pierce Richardson (ankle) and offensive lineman Jamison Lalk (undisclosed) are both questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Texas Tech, as the Red Raiders are getting 74% of the wagers with odds of -14.5 points against Iowa State.