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    Jonathon Brooks will lead the Texas Longhorns (9-1) into their matchup against the Iowa State Cyclones (6-4) at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.

    The Longhorns are expected to win by at least a touchdown (currently -7.5) against the Cyclones. The over/under for this game is 47.5 points.

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    Game Info for Texas vs. Iowa State

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Ames, Iowa
    • Stadium: Jack Trice Stadium
    Texas vs Iowa State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas -7.5 -111 -109 47.5 -110 -110 -312 +252

    Texas Pick Insights

    • Texas’ ATS record is 4-6-0 this season.
    • Texas has a 3-4 record against the spread this season when favored by 7.5 points or more.
    • Texas has hit the over in three of its 10 games with a set total (30%).

    Texas Stats & Insights

    • Offensively, Texas has been a top-25 unit, ranking 13th-best in the FBS by compiling 459.3 yards per game. The defense ranks 38th (337.4 yards allowed per game).
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Texas has been a top-25 unit, ranking 21st-best by allowing only 18.4 points per game. The offense ranks 27th (33.8 points per game).
    • On offense, Texas ranks 28th in the FBS with 275.8 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 106th in passing yards allowed per contest (247).
    • Texas has the 34th-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (183.5 per game), and has been more effective defensively, ranking ninth-best with just 90.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Texas ranks 88th in third-down conversion rate this year (36.6%), but has been shining on defense, ranking best in the FBS with a 25.8% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Texas has the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in college football at +4, forcing 17 turnovers (29th in the FBS) while turning it over 13 times (56th in the FBS).

    Texas’ Best Players

    • Quinn Ewers has compiled 2,232 yards (223.2 ypg) on 173-of-246 passing with 14 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Brooks, has carried the ball 186 times for 1,138 yards (113.8 per game), scoring 10 times. He’s also caught 25 passes for 286 yards and one touchdown.
    • CJ Baxter has racked up 391 yards on 88 attempts, scoring three times.
    • Xavier Worthy’s 757 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 90 times and has registered 59 receptions and four touchdowns.
    • Adonai Mitchell has put together a 637-yard season so far with nine touchdowns, reeling in 40 passes on 61 targets.
    • Ja’Tavion Sanders has been the target of 44 passes and compiled 26 receptions for 425 yards, an average of 42.5 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone one time through the air this season.
    • Ethan Burke has 5.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has eight TFL and 32 tackles.
    • Texas’ tackle leader, Jaylan Ford, has 66 tackles, seven TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
    • Michael Taaffe has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 26 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

    Iowa State Betting Insights

    • Iowa State has a 5-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Iowa State is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs.
    • In Iowa State’s nine games with a set total, four have hit the over (44.4%).

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Iowa State ranks 94th in the FBS (347.8 total yards per game) and 29th on defense (329 total yards allowed per contest).
    • Iowa State ranks 78th in the FBS with 25.7 points per game on offense, and it ranks 29th with 19.9 points ceded per contest on defense.
    • With 218.6 passing yards per game on offense, Iowa State ranks 78th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 34th, surrendering 204.3 passing yards per contest.
    • Iowa State is posting 129.2 rushing yards per game on offense this season (99th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 124.7 rushing yards per contest (36th-ranked) on defense.
    • Iowa State’s defense has been dominant on third down, giving up a 32.6% third-down conversion rate (22nd-best). On offense, it ranks 74th in the FBS with a 38.5% third-down rate.
    • Iowa State owns a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking ninth-best at +9.

    Iowa State’s Best Players

    • Rocco Becht has compiled 2,121 yards (212.1 yards per game) while completing 62.1% of his passes and recording 15 touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season.
    • Eli Sanders has rushed 96 times for 467 yards, with four touchdowns.
    • Cartevious Norton has rushed for 341 yards on 84 carries with three touchdowns.
    • Jayden Higgins paces his squad with 610 receiving yards on 35 receptions with four touchdowns.
    • Jaylin Noel has totaled 536 receiving yards (53.6 yards per game) and four touchdowns on 52 receptions.
    • Benjamin Brahmer’s 21 catches (on 42 targets) have netted him 271 yards (27.1 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • J.R. Singleton has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Beau Freyler, Iowa State’s leading tackler, has 60 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions this year.
    • Jeremiah Cooper has a team-leading five interceptions to go along with 31 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.
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