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    At 10:15 PM ET on Saturday, the BYU Cougars (5-4) are at home against the Iowa State Cyclones (5-4).

    The Cyclones are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-6.5), versus the Cougars. The over/under for this matchup is 42.5 points.

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    Game Info for Iowa State vs. BYU

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Provo, Utah
    • Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium
    Iowa State vs BYU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Iowa State -6.5 -112 -108 42.5 -110 -110 -261 +212

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • Iowa State has a 4-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Iowa State games have gone over the point total on three of eight occasions (37.5%).

    Iowa State Stats & Insights

    • Iowa State ranks 103rd in total offense (337.2 yards per game) and 29th in total defense (330.2 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Offensively, Iowa State ranks 91st in the FBS with 23.6 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 32nd in points allowed (330.2 points allowed per contest).
    • Iowa State is compiling 219.7 passing yards per game on offense (76th in the FBS), and ranks 50th defensively with 212.6 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Iowa State ranks 108th in run offense (117.6 rushing yards per game) and 31st in run defense (117.7 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Iowa State ranks 95th in third-down efficiency (36.4%) on offense and 32nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (34.6%) on defense this year.
    • With 14 forced turnovers (41st in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (14th in the FBS), Iowa State’s +6 turnover margin is the 20th-best in college football.

    Iowa State’s Best Players

    • Rocco Becht has compiled 1,918 yards (213.1 ypg) on 162-of-262 passing with 13 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Eli Sanders has carried the ball 87 times for a team-high 410 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
    • Cartevious Norton has carried the ball 78 times for 299 yards (33.2 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Jayden Higgins’ team-high 568 yards as a receiver have come on 31 catches (out of 52 targets) with four touchdowns.
    • Jaylin Noel has hauled in 47 receptions totaling 438 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Benjamin Brahmer has been the target of 35 passes and hauled in 19 grabs for 255 yards, an average of 28.3 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • J.R. Singleton has 3.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 3.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Beau Freyler is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 60 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three interceptions.
    • Jeremiah Cooper leads the team with five interceptions, while also recording 31 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and five passes defended.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • BYU is 3-4-0 against the spread this season.
    • BYU is 1-3 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of BYU’s seven games with a set total.

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU has not been getting things done offensively, ranking eighth-worst with 298.0 total yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, allowing 410.9 total yards per contest (102nd-ranked).
    • BYU ranks 97th in the FBS with 22.9 points per game on offense, and it ranks 77th with 26.9 points allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of passing, BYU ranks 79th in the FBS (218.3 passing yards per game) and 82nd defensively (236.2 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • BYU has lots of room to get better in the running game, as it ranks fifth-worst in rushing yards per game (79.7) and 25th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (174.7).
    • BYU ranks fifth-worst in third-down conversion rate (28.2%), but it has been more productive defensively, ranking 106th in the FBS with a 43.3% third-down rate allowed.
    • BYU has fared really well in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of +7 ranks 16th-best in the FBS, with 18 forced turnovers (10th in the nation) and 11 turnovers committed (46th in the nation).

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has racked up 1,716 yards on 57.4% passing while collecting 12 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • LJ Martin has run the ball 96 times for 438 yards, with four touchdowns.
    • Aidan Robbins has piled up 171 yards (on 53 attempts) with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts has registered 37 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 512 (56.9 yards per game). He’s been targeted 63 times and has four touchdowns.
    • Darius Lassiter has put together a 347-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He’s caught 28 passes on 51 targets.
    • Isaac Rex’s 26 grabs (on 51 targets) have netted him 333 yards (37.0 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Tyler Batty leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Max Tooley is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s racked up 64 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Jakob Robinson has a team-high four interceptions to go along with 40 tackles and four passes defended.
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