|Kansas State vs. Iowa State 2012 Big 12 College Football Week 7 Odds|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 10 October 2012 08:30|
Kansas State vs. Iowa State Odds
Kansas State is 5-0 overall, 2-0 in the Big 12 and 1-0 on the road. Iowa State is 4-1 overall, 1-1 in the Big 12 and 2-1 at home. The Cyclones are 3-2 against the spread this season while the Wildcats are 4-1 ATS. Kansas State has won four straight against Iowa State.
Trends show that the underdog has covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 games in this series and these two teams have combined to hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings at Iowa State.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Kansas State is the road favorite in this game, as the Wildcats have odds of -7 points at Iowa State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 50.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Kansas State as a 7.5-point favorite. The spread dropped as low as 6 points before closing at Kansas State -7.
Kansas State is 5-0 thanks to a 56-16 win over in-state rival, Kansas, last week. The Wildcats have looked very impressive thus far, holding opponents to just 15.6 points per game on defense while scoring 43.6 points per game on offense. Kansas State has the ninth-best rushing attack in the country, averaging 262.8 yards per game on the ground. Collin Klein is leading the team with 887 passing yards and 7 TDs while rushing for 405 yards and seven more scores.
Iowa State improved to 4-1 last week with a 37-23 win at TCU. It was the first loss of the year for the Horned Frogs, but they were without their starting quarterback in the game. Still, the Cyclones lone loss this year came against Texas Tech, 24-13. Iowa State is holding its opponents to only 15.8 points per game, but is scoring just 26.8 points per game themselves. Iowa State is expected to have quarterback Jared Barnett back under center this week. He has seen limited action during the season, throwing for only 214 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas State offensive lineman Nick Puetz is questionable with a foot injury while offensive lineman Shaban Dika is out with an undisclosed injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Kansas State. The Wildcats are getting 82% of the wagers with odds of -7 points at Iowa State on Saturday.