Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones 11/16/2019 Picks, Odds and Previews
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Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones 11/16/2019 – Big 12 rivals Texas Longhorns and Iowa State Cyclones will slug it out at the Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa. The 19th-ranked Longhorns are currently third in the Big 12 with a 6-3 win-loss record, with a 4-2 mark in conference play. The Cyclones, on the other hand, are 5-4 overall and 3-3 against Big 12 foes. Despite having a better win-loss mark, Texas is not favored in the College Football Odds, which bet on Iowa State to win the Week 12 encounter that will kick off at 3:30 pm EST.
Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones 11/16/2019
The No 19 Longhorns will try to prove that their ranking in the NCAA Top 25 is no fluke. They came off a close 27-24 victory over 16th-ranked Kansas State but still, Internet betting sites failed to consider this and hand the Cyclones the favorites’ tag. Extending their winning streak would be a big priority for the Texas Longhorns as they resume their movement to the top of the consensus football rankings.
Players to watch: S. Ehlinger QB (221 CMP, 332 ATT, 2,641 YDS, 66.6 CMP%, 8 AVG, 73 LNG, 24 TD, 8 INT; K. Ingram RB (114 ATT, 633 YDS, 5.6 AVG, 34 LNG, 6 TD); R Johnson QB (84 ATT, 455 YDS, 5.4 AVG, 57 LNG, 4 TD); D Duvernay WR (78 REC, 910 YDS, 11.7 AVG, 63 LNG, 7 TD); C. Johnson WR (35 REC, 497 YDS, 14.2 AVG, 37 LNG, 2 TD).
Iowa State Cyclones
The Cyclones are coming off two consecutive heartbreaking setbacks at the hands of Oklahoma State (27-34) and No 9 Oklahoma (41-42). A bounce-back game against Texas would be needed by Iowa State to improve their chances of going into the final three matches of the college football season. They will be favored to win the game against Texas considering that they are at home.
Players to watch: B. Purdy QB (221 CMP, 325 ATT, 2,849 YDS, 68 CMP%, 8.8 AVG, 84 LNG, 20 TD, 7 INT; B. Hall RB (99 ATT, 585 YDS, 5.9 AVG, 75 LNG,7 TD); B. Purdy QB (74 ATT, 251 YDS, 3.4 AVG, 44 LNG 7 TD; D Jones WR (56 REC, 604 YDS, 10.8 AVG, 84 LNG, 1 TD); T. Milton WR (26 REC, 591 YDS, 22.7 AVG, 73 LNG, 3 TD).
Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones Betting Numbers
Longhorns are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Iowa State Cyclones
Iowa State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones Betting Picks
The near-upset of Oklahoma has placed the Iowa State Cyclones as favorites in the showdown against the Texas Longhorns, who needed a last-minute field goal in their last outing to outclass No 20 Kansas State. Despite the two straight losses, the well-rounded skill of Brock Purdy will be enough to propel the Cyclones to a win over the Longhorns to the tune of 28-24.