|2013 College Football Week 9 Odds: Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:00|
Oklahoma St. vs. Iowa St. Odds
Oklahoma State is 5-1 overall, 2-1 in the Big 12, 1-1 on the road and 3-3 against the spread. Iowa State is 1-5 overall, 0-3 in the Big 12, 0-3 at home and 3-3 against the spread. Oklahoma State has won three of the last four in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 6-1 against the spread in the last 7 of this series and the favorite has covered in 7 of the last 8 meetings. These two have hit the under in 5 of their last 7 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma State is the favorite on the road, as the Cowboys have odds of -12.5 points at Iowa State on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 56.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma State favored by 14 points. The spread quickly made its way down to 12.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 56.5 points.
Oklahoma State is coming off a 24-10 win over TCU at home. The Cowboys lone loss this season was 30-21 at West Virginia. Oklahoma State is averaging 35.7 points per game offensively while allowing 18.3 points per game. J.W. Walsh is leading the offense with 1,324 passing yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 284 yards and three scores. Josh Stewart has caught 31 passes for 473 yards and two scores.
Iowa State is coming off a 71-7 thrashing from Baylor last week. The Cyclones have allowed at least 31 points in their last three games and are giving up an average of 36.7 points per game for the season. Conversely, Iowa State is scoring only 25.2 points per game on offense. Sam B. Richardson is leading the offense with 1,255 passing yards and 10 touchdowns while also rushing for 247 yards.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma State receiver Austin Hays (undisclosed) is questionable for the game. Iowa State tight end Pierce Richardson (ankle) and offensive lineman Jacob Gannon (knee) are questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Iowa State, as the Cyclones are getting 53% of the wagers with odds of +12.5 points against Oklahoma State.