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    On Saturday at 10:15 PM ET, the Iowa State Cyclones (5-4) will visit the BYU Cougars (5-4).

    The Cougars are expected to lose (currently +8) versus the Cyclones (with an over/under of 41.5 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 -8 -110 -110 41.5 -108 -112 -316 +249

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Iowa State has compiled a 4-4-0 record against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Iowa State’s eight games with a set total.

    Iowa State Stats & Insights

    • On offense, Iowa State ranks 103rd in the FBS with 337.2 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 31st in total defense (330.2 yards allowed per contest).
    • Iowa State ranks 91st in scoring offense (23.6 points per game) and 32nd in scoring defense (20.7 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Iowa State is totaling 219.7 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 78th in the FBS. The defense ranks 50th, surrendering 212.6 passing yards per game.
    • Iowa State is totaling 117.6 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 108th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 32nd, allowing 117.7 rushing yards per contest.
    • Iowa State ranks 96th in third-down efficiency (36.4%) on offense and 32nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (34.6%) on defense this year.
    • Iowa State has the 21st-best turnover margin in college football at +6, forcing 14 turnovers (43rd in the FBS) while turning it over eight times (14th in the FBS).

    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 racked up 410 yards on 87 carries while finding the end zone three times as a runner.
    • Cartevious Norton has been handed the ball 78 times this year and racked up 299 yards (33.2 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Jayden Higgins has hauled in 31 catches for 568 yards (63.1 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
    • 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 a total of 255 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 19 throws and scoring two touchdowns.
    • J.R. Singleton paces the team with three sacks, and also has three TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Iowa State’s leading tackler, Beau Freyler, has 60 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions this year.
    • Jeremiah Cooper has a team-high five interceptions to go along with 31 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • BYU’s ATS record is 3-4-0 this year.
    • BYU has a 1-3 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 8 points or more this season.
    • Four of BYU’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (57.1%).

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU has not been getting things done on offense, ranking eighth-worst with 298 total yards per game. It has been better on defense, giving up 410.9 total yards per contest (101st-ranked).
    • BYU is generating 22.9 points per game on offense this season (98th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 26.9 points per contest (77th-ranked) on defense.
    • BYU is putting up 218.3 passing yards per contest on offense this season (80th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 236.2 passing yards per game (82nd-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for BYU on both sides of the ball, as it is putting up just 79.7 rushing yards per game (fifth-worst) and ceding 174.7 rushing yards per game (25th-worst).
    • 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 (43rd in the nation).

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has thrown for 1,716 yards (190.7 ypg) while completing 57.4% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • LJ Martin has run for 438 yards on 96 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Aidan Robbins has taken 53 carries and totaled 171 yards with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts has totaled 37 catches 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 28 receptions (on 51 targets) for a total of 347 yards (38.6 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Isaac Rex has racked up 333 reciving yards (37 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Tyler Batty has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording four TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Max Tooley, BYU’s tackle leader, has 64 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jakob Robinson leads the team with four interceptions, while also putting up 40 tackles and four passes defended.
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