Iowa State at Oklahoma State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/29/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater
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On Saturday afternoon, Iowa State Cyclones (1-3) will try to pull off the upset when they face the #21 Oklahoma State Cowboys (3-1), who have won their last three games. The Cowboys won this matchup in 2013 by the score of 58-27.
Iowa State lost for the third time in four games on Saturday when they were defeated 49-28 by Baylor. The Cyclones gave up a whopping 601 yards in that loss and were only able to gain 339 yards themselves. Iowa State has struggled running the ball this season, gaining just 104 rushing yards per game.
The Cyclones have struggled defensively this season and are currently 97th in the country with 33 points given up per game. Running back Aaron Wimberly has scored three touchdowns this season, but he has only averaged 2.8 yards per carry.
Oklahoma State had no problem moving the ball against Texas Tech over the weekend and held on for a 45-35 win. They put up 528 yards of offense in that win while their defense forced Texas Tech into committing three turnovers. Oklahoma State has scored 39.8 points per game this season and they've passed for 290.5 yards per game.
Cowboys quarterback Daxx Garman has completed 56.3 percent of his passes this year for 929 yards with eight touchdowns and just two interceptions. Running back Desmond Roland has 209 rushing yards this season with four touchdowns, while receiver Brandon Sheperd has caught eight passes for 186 yards and two scores.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
Iowa State Cyclones are 2-1-1 Against the Spread
Iowa State Cyclones are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Iowa State Cyclones
09/24/14 RB Rob Standard Academics left the team
09/15/14 OT Jacob Dunning Achilles out for season
09/15/14 WR P.J. Harris Leg out indefinitely
09/08/14 LB Levi Peters Leg out for season
09/01/14 WR Quenton Bundrage Knee out for season
08/08/14 OL Ben Loth Knee out for season
Oklahoma State Cowboys
09/07/14 QB J.W. Walsh Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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