|2012 College Football Week 11 Odds & Spread: Iowa State vs. Texas|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 07 November 2012 07:30|
Iowa State vs. Texas Odds
Texas is 7-2 overall, 4-2 in the Big 12 and 3-1 at home. Iowa State is 5-4 on the season, 2-4 in the Big 12 and 2-1 on the road. The Cyclones are 4-4-1 against the spread this year while the Longhorns are 4-5 ATS. Texas has won seven of its last eight meetings with Iowa State.
Trends show that the road team has covered the spread in the last six games of this series while Texas is just 8-18-1 ATS in their last 27 home games. Iowa State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Texas is favored at home, as the Longhorns have odds of -10.5 points against Iowa State. The over/under total has been set at 57 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Texas favored by 11.5 points. The spread was never higher than that and hit a low of 10 points before settling in at Texas -10.5.
Texas is coming off a 31-22 win at Texas Tech last week. The Longhorns have won three straight since losing back-to-back games to West Virginia and Oklahoma. Texas is averaging 40.3 points per game this year on offense, but the defense is allowing 31.6 points per game on defense. The offense is currently being led by receiver Mike Davis, who has caught 38 passes for 724 yards and six touchdowns.
Iowa State is coming off a 35-20 loss to Oklahoma at home last week. The Cyclones have now lost three of their last four games. All of their losses this year have come against teams that were ranked at one point in the season. Iowa State is holding opponents to just 21.4 points per game, but the offense is averaging only 24.4 points per contest. The offense is being led by quarterback Steele Jantz, who has thrown for 1,410 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Iowa State defensive back Jansen Watson is doubtful with a knee injury while linebacker Jake Knott is out with a shoulder injury. Texas linebacker Kendall Thompson is questionable with a concussion while safety Sheroid Evans is questionable with a leg injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas. The Longhorns are getting 66% of the wagers with odds of -10.5 points at home against Iowa State on Saturday.