Iowa State at Texas College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
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Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Iowa State Cyclones and the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 3 point favorites. The Longhorns are 4-5-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-0. The Cyclones are 6-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-6-0.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-3-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/11/18 RB David Montgomery Possible Suspension is questionable Saturday vs Texas
11/01/18 OL Josh Mueller Undisclosed has left team
10/29/18 DE Eyioma Uwzurike Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/29/18 QB Zeb Noland Personal has left team
09/17/18 LB Bobby McMillen III ACL is out for season
08/24/18 DB Dallas Taylor-Cortez Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 DB Jaeveyon Morton Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 WR Joseph Scates Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 WR Tayvonn Kyle Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
11/11/18 DB Brandon Jones Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 DB Cade Sterns Head is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 WR Collin Johnson Knee is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 DB Davante Davis Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 DB Josh Thompson Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 RB Keaontay Ingram Hip is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/11/18 LB Marqez Bimage Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
11/01/18 WR Joshua Moore Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/06/18 RB Kyle Porter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/13/18 OL Patrick Hudson Medical is out indefinitely
08/15/18 CB John Bonney Hand has left team
07/27/18 LB Demarco Boyd Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Iowa State Cyclones have run for 1,161 yards as a unit, which ranks 114th in the nation. They've run 321 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Cyclones have been penalized on offense 42 times for 363 yards so far this year, which has them 120th in the country in penalties. They are 96th in Division 1 in points scored with 243. They have run 574 plays this year for 3,334 yards, which ranks them 76th in the nation in total offense. The Cyclones average 5.8 yards per play, which is 64th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 178 1st downs this season, ranking them 110th overall as an offensive unit. Brock Purdy has completed 83 throws while attempting 121 passes for a completion percentage of 68.6%. He has passed for 1,315 yards this year. He averages 12.3 adjusted yards per throw and 10.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 192.
The Cyclones rush defense has given up 318 attempts for 985 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the country against the run. They have had 60 penalties for 585 yards on defense this year. That places them 86th in Division 1. Iowa State is 15th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 184. They have given up a total of 3,100 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Cyclones are 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 181 throws on 310 attempts against the Iowa State Cyclones defense this season, ranking them 58th and 73rd in the country. The Iowa State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,115 yards in the air, which is 55th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa State Cyclones have tried 17 field goals this year and made 13, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Iowa State Cyclones kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 24 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,719 yards on 45 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 116th in the NCAA in punting average. Iowa State is 112th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 87 punt return yards and average 9.7 yards per return, which is 59th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 388 yards on special teams, which puts them 86th in kick return yardage. The Cyclones average 23 yards per kick return and they are 117th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,809.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns are 37th in Division 1 in points scored with 332. They have run 757 plays this season for 4,268 yards, which ranks them 26th in the nation in total offense. The Texas Longhorns average 5.6 yards per play, which is 79th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 243 1st downs this year, placing them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,559 yards as a team, which ranks 77th in the country. They've run 399 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 77 times for 690 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 2,483 yards this season. He has completed 205 passes on 319 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.1. He averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 69th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 275. They have surrendered a total of 4,201 yards on D, which is 93rd in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 90th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 224 passes on 362 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 125th and 119th in the country. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 2,762 yards through the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 353 attempts for 1,439 yards this year, putting them in 49th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 70 penalties for 720 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 120th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 84th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 13.5 yards per return, which is 24th in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 360 yards on special teams, ranking 92nd in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 19 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,804. The Longhorns have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 25th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 40 for 40 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,773 yards on 45 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns -3
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