Saturday, October 15, 2016
Texas Memorial Stadium
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The Iowa State Cyclones take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Texas Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas as 14 point favorites. This season the Cyclones are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Joel Lanning finished with 190 yards through the air for Iowa State last week. He completed 19 passes out of 32 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led in rushing by Joel Lanning, who finished with 67 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Trever Ryen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 74 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Iowa State got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 86 total plays for 448 yards for the game. The Cyclones ran for 165 yards on 42 attempts.
Shane Buechele finished with 245 yards passing for Texas last week. He went 19 for 36, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led on the ground by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 159 yards on 25 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Devin Duvernay led the team in receiving with 81 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Texas had 23 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 82 total plays for 425 yards for the contest. The Longhorns ran for 180 yards on 46 carries as a team.
Iowa State scores 26.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 84th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.2 passes on 32.5 attempts for a 59 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 249.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 50th in college football. The Cyclones run for an average of 145.2 yards per game on 39.2 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 97th in the nation. They also run 71.7 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 394.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 83rd overall this season. The Cyclones average 20.8 first downs per game which ranks them 78th in the country. They accumulate 58.7 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 52nd in the nation.
Iowa State allows 218 passing yards per game, ranking 53rd in D-1, and they allow 33.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 103rd. They give up 18 completions on 30.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.4. The Cyclones allow 235.5 rushing yards per game on 45.5 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 115th in the country. Iowa State allows 453.5 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 105th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 53.7 yards per game, ranking them 61st among D-1 teams.
Texas averages 41 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 17th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.4 passes per game on 32.6 attempts for a 62.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 254 yards through the air per game, ranking them 46th in Division 1. The Longhorns run for an average of 244.8 yards per game on 50.4 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 18th on the ground. They also run 83 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 498.8 yards per game, ranking them 20th in the country on offense. The Longhorns get an average of 26.4 first downs per game, which ranks 9th in the nation. They average 63.6 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 37th in college football.
Texas allows an average of 297.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 121st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 39.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 118th in the nation. They give up 19.8 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 66 per game. The Longhorns allow 179.4 rushing yards per contest on 44.8 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 82nd in the country. Texas allows 477.2 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 115th in D-1. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 67.6 yards in each contest, ranking 113th in the nation.
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 LB Bobby McMillen III Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/09/16 DE J.D. Waggoner Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/04/16 TE Chase Allen Illness out for season
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
10/09/16 WR Jacorey Warrick Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/09/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/03/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee out indefinitely
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa State
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