The 16th-ranked Iowa State Cyclones are in the Lone Star State to take on the 15th-ranked Texas Longhorns. The Week 12 college football spread favors Texas by 2.5-points. If you are betting on underdog Iowa State straight up, then the Cyclones pay +125 on the moneyline. The game total is 49 for over/under bets.
Kick-off is scheduled for 8 PM ET on Saturday, November 17th, 2018. The game will not be broadcast nationally, but cord-cutters can stream the game on WatchESPN.com.
Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under Odds Iowa State Cyclones vs. Texas Longhorns
What: College Football Week 12
Who: Iowa State Cyclones vs. Texas Longhorns
Where: Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 2139 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
When: 8 PM ET, Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Watch: Longhorn Network
Stream: Watch ESPN
Spread: Texas -2½ -120
Moneyline: Cyclones +125/Longhorns -145
Should you bet on Iowa State to beat Texas?
Iowa State has won five straight wins after a 1-3 start. The Cyclones are 6-3 overall against the spread and 3-1 ATS on the road. Plus since November 2016, Iowa State has won 12 of 18 Big 12 games. That is ten more wins than in the Cyclones’ previous 23 conference games.
The Cyclones are 5-2 in conference play. Iowa State can earn its first-ever Big 12 conference championship berth with two more wins and one West Virginia loss.
Should you bet on Texas to beat Iowa State?
Out of the Longhorns’ ten 2018 games, eight have been decided by seven points or less and in the final 30 seconds of play. So why should you bet on Texas to beat Iowa State?
The Longhorns are 5-2 in conference play. Texas can clinch a spot in the Big 12 championship game with two more wins and one Oklahoma loss.
Iowa State Cyclones vs. Texas Longhorns Betting Analysis
Texas is 13-2 straight up all-time against Iowa State. Each of the Longhorn victories over the last two seasons was by double-digits.
The only other time these two have met as ranked opponents in their previous 15 meetings was in 2002. In that game, the No. 7 Longhorns beat the No. 17 Cyclones 21-10 in Austin.
Texas is 13-2 all-time against Iowa State, including 7-1 in games played in Austin. The Longhorns have won two straight over Iowa State, including last season in Ames.
Iowa State is 3-2 against the spread over the last five games against Texas.