Iowa State at Kansas

No. 16 Kansas got a scare in its final non-conference game, and now the Jayhawks look to re-focus on Saturday at 12:30PM ET when they host Iowa State from Memorial Stadium in their conference opener.

Bet Iowa State at Kansas

The Jayhawks narrowly defeated Southern Mississippi two weeks ago, 35-28. The 28 points were the most Kansas has allowed this season on its way to a 4-0 start. Todd Reesing has thrown for 1,137 yards on the season with nine touchdowns while completing 67 percent of his passes. Reesing has targeted Kerry Meier and Dezmon Briscoe, as both have over 330 yards receiving. Toben Opururm has rushed for 320 yards and six touchdowns on the year, and has made up for the loss of Jake Sharp who has missed some time with a calf injury. Kansas currently ranks second in the Big XII in points score per-game and is third in yards per-game. On defense, the Jayhawks have allowed the third least points in the conference and rank second in the Big XII in fewest rushing yards allowed at 237.

Iowa State is off to a 3-2 start, but dropped a 24-23 decision to Kansas State last weekend in its conference opener. Thy Cyclones already have matched their highest win total in the last three seasons with first-year coach Paul Rhoads, thanks in part to the Cyclones rushing attack, which is tops in the Big XII with 1,038 yards. Alexander Robinson has 502 yards and four touchdowns on the ground for ISU while Austen Arnaud has 322 yards with five scores. In the passing game, Arnaud has thrown for 787 yards and six touchdowns, but completed just 53 percent of his passes. Defensively, Iowa State ranks in the bottom of the conference in both passing yards and rushing yards allowed.

Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Kansas 19.5-point home favorites over Iowa State on Saturday afternoon. The over/under total for this game has been established at 58.

College Football Week 6 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

IOWA ST is 9-7 against the spread versus KANSAS since 1992

KANSAS is 12-5 straight up against IOWA ST since 1992

3 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

KANSAS is 1-1 against the spread versus IOWA ST over the last 3 seasons 

KANSAS is 2-0 straight up against IOWA ST over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

All games played at KANSAS since 1992

KANSAS is 6-2 against the spread versus IOWA ST since 1992

KANSAS is 7-1 straight up against IOWA ST since 1992

2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games played at KANSAS over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 1-0 against the spread versus IOWA ST over the last 3 seasons 

KANSAS is 1-0 straight up against IOWA ST over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

IOWA ST is 16-38 ATS (-25.8 Units) in road games in games played on turf since 1992.

KANSAS is 20-7 ATS (+12.3 Units) in all games over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 13-2 ATS (+10.8 Units) after 2 or more consecutive straight up wins over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 20-7 ATS (+12.3 Units) in all lined games over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 15-4 ATS (+10.6 Units) as a favorite over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 17-7 ATS (+9.3 Units) when playing on a Saturday over the last 3 seasons.

KANSAS is 18-6 ATS (+11.4 Units) when playing with 2 weeks or more of rest since 1992.

KANSAS is 18-7 ATS (+10.3 Units) after a bye week since 1992.

IOWA ST: 16-38 ATS Away on turf

KANSAS: 18-7 ATS off bye week

Iowa State is 1-18 SU in its last 19 games on the road

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 6 games on the road

Kansas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Iowa State

Kansas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Iowa State
Week 6 College Football Injury Report
IOWA ST

[TE] 09/23/2009 - Kurt Hammerschmidt out indefinitely ( Suspension ) 

[RB] 10/03/2009 - Alexander Robinson injured last game, "?" ( Groin ) 

[DE] 09/27/2009 - Rashawn Parker out for season ( Knee ) 

[WR] 09/30/2009 - Darius Reynolds out for season ( Leg ) 

[LB] 10/02/2009 - Matt Taufoou out indefinitely ( Suspension ) 

[WR] 10/03/2009 - Houston Jones "?" ( Ankle ) 

KANSAS

[RB] 09/26/2009 - Jake Sharp missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State ( Calf ) 

[CB] 09/26/2009 - Chris Harris missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State ( Leg )

Iowa State at Kansas Current Odds

Iowa State Cyclones +19.5 Over 58 (+875)

Kansas Jayhawks -19.5 Under 58 (-1700)

Bet Iowa State at Kansas

Posted: 10/10/09 8:24AM ET

 

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