|2013 Big 12 College Football Week 12 Odds: Iowa State vs. Oklahoma|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 13 November 2013 08:00|
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Odds
Oklahoma is 7-2 overall, 4-2 in the Big 12, 5-0 at home and 4-5 against the spread. Iowa State is 1-8 overall, 0-6 in conference play, 1-3 on the road and 4-5 against the spread. Oklahoma State has won 14 straight against Iowa State.
Trends show that the Cyclones are 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 against Oklahoma and the favorite has covered in 6 of the last 8 in this series. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma is the clear favorite at home, as the Sooners have odds of -24.5 points against Iowa State on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 52 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 24 points. The spread quickly bumped up to 24.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 52 points.
Oklahoma is coming off a 41-12 loss at Baylor last week. The Sooners have lost two of their last four games now, scoring an average of 16 points in the two losses. Oklahoma is now averaging 28.9 points per game on offense, while giving up 21.2 points per game on defense. Blake Bell has thrown for 1,498 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 250 yards. Brennan Clay has added 557 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Iowa State is coming off a 21-17 loss to TCU last week. The Cyclones have dropped six straight and have five losses by 8 points or less this year. Iowa State is averaging 22.4 points per game offensively while allowing 37.8 points per game on defense. Sam B. Richardson has thrown for 1,388 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 331 yards to lead the offense. Aaron Wimberly has rushed for 416 yards and two scores as well.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma defensive end D.J. Ward (stomach) is questionable for this game while linebacker Corey Nelson (pectoral) is out. Iowa State offensive lineman Kyle Lichtenberg is questionable with an undisclosed injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oklahoma, as the Sooners are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -24.5 points against Iowa State on Saturday.