|2012 Big 12 College Football Week 10 Odds: Oklahoma vs. Iowa State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 31 October 2012 07:30|
Oklahoma vs. Iowa State Odds
Oklahoma is 5-2 on the season, 3-1 in the Big 12 and 2-0 on the road. Iowa State is 5-3 on the season, 2-3 in conference play and 3-2 at home. Oklahoma is 4-3 against the spread while Iowa State is 4-3-1 ATS. Oklahoma has won its last 10 against Iowa State.
Trends show that Oklahoma is 5-2 against the spread in its last 7 games against Iowa State. These two have combined to hit the under in the last four games in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oklahoma is the favorite on the road in this game, as the Sooners have odds of -11 points at Iowa State. The over/under total has been set at 52.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 13 points. That was the highest the spread was. It did dip to as low as 10 points during the week before closing at Oklahoma -11.
Oklahoma is coming off a 30-13 loss at home against Notre Dame last week. The Sooners have lost both their games at home this year and been held under 20 points in each loss. On the year, Oklahoma is scoring an average of 40.1 points per game, while the defense is holding opponents to just 17.4 points per contest. The team is being led by quarterback Landry Jones, who has thrown for 2,009 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Iowa State is coming off a 35-21 win at home against Baylor last week. The Cyclones have a strong defense that is holding opponents to just 19.8 points per game, but the offense is scoring just 25 points per game. The team is being led by quarterback Steele Jantz, who has thrown for 1,219 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Iowa State linebacker Jake Knott is out for this game with a shoulder injury while Oklahoma running back Damien Williams is questionable with a leg injury while tackle Lane Johnson is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oklahoma. The Sooners are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of -11 points at Iowa State on Saturday.