Iowa State vs. K-State Prediction
Will the Iowa State Cyclones pull off a small upset on Saturday when they visit the Kansas State Wildcats? Kickoff for this Big 12 matchup is set for 3:30 p.m. ET.
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Kansas State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are 2.5-point home favorites to beat the Cyclones, who opened as 3-point road underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 51 but has been bet down to 49.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Iowa State. As of Saturday morning, nearly 60% of tickets are on the Cyclones to cover the spread.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: Iowa State. The Cyclones are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games versus the Wildcats and the underdog is also 4-1-1 against the number in the last six meetings. That said, the home team is 3-1-1 at the betting window in the last five meetings.
WHO WE LIKE: Iowa State. The Cyclones are 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven conference games, are 4-0-1 against the number in their last five road games, and are 9-1-1 at the betting window in their last 11 games when facing an opponent with a winning record. They're also 18-7-1 against the spread in their last 26 games overall.
On the other side, the Wildcats have failed to cover in eight of their last 10 games coming off a successful cover in their previous game. They've also dropped five of six games at the betting window after scoring more than 40 points in their previous contest. Finally, they're 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: IOWA STATE CYCLONES +2.5