Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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Big 12 opponents will clash when the Iowa State Cyclones (4-6) meet the Texas Tech Red Raiders (5-5).

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Iowa State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Iowa State has -164 odds to pick up the win, while Texas Tech is listed at +135 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 47.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: Ames, Iowa
  • Stadium: Jack Trice Stadium

Betting Preview

Iowa State

On the defensive side of the ball, Iowa State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 10th-best by surrendering just 280.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 83rd (368.5 yards per game). Iowa State sports the ninth-best defense this season in terms of points allowed (16.7 points allowed per game), but rank 25th-worst on offense (21.8 points per game). Iowa State ranks 32nd in passing yards this season (267.6 per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 175.2 passing yards allowed per game. Iowa State has the 12th-best run defense this season (105.2 rushing yards allowed per game), but ranks 14th-worst offensively (100.9 rushing yards per game). On defense, Iowa State has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking ninth-best by giving up a 29.0% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 47th (42.4% third-down percentage). With 14 forced turnovers (64th in the FBS) against 19 turnovers committed (110th in the FBS), Iowa State (-5) has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

Texas Tech

Texas Tech’s defense ranks 81st in the FBS with 387.9 total yards surrendered per contest, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 18th-best by posting 467.0 total yards per contest. In terms of points scored Texas Tech ranks 32nd in the FBS (33.8 points per game), and it is 98th defensively (29.6 points allowed per game). Texas Tech’s pass defense ranks 63rd in the FBS with 222.1 passing yards given up per contest, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 12th-best by putting up 311.4 passing yards per game. Texas Tech ranks 64th in the FBS with 155.6 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 92nd with 165.8 rushing yards ceded per contest on defense. With a 37.0% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Texas Tech ranks 84th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 59th, allowing a 37.5% third-down rate. At -6, Texas Tech sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 13 forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) and 19 turnovers committed (110th in the FBS).

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Betting Analysis

Iowa State Betting Insights

Iowa State has put together a record of 4-6-0 against the spread this season. In games it has played as 3.5-point favorites or more, Iowa State has an ATS record of 2-2. This season, Iowa State games have hit the over twice. The Cyclones are 2-3 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 40% of those games). In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -164 or shorter, the Cyclones have a record of 1-1 (66.7%).

Red Raiders Betting Insights

Texas Tech have compiled a 5-5-0 record against the spread this season. In games they have played as 3.5-point or bigger underdogs, Texas Tech owns an ATS record of 2-3. Games involving Texas Tech have hit the over on six occasions this year. The Red Raiders have entered the game as underdogs five times this season and won once. The Red Raiders are 1-3 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +135 or more on the moneyline.

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Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Against The Spread & Betting Records

Iowa State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.3 49.9 48.3
Implied Total AVG 29.1 30.3 27.3
ATS Record 4-6-0 2-4-0 2-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-8-0 2-4-0 0-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-3 2-1 0-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 0-2 1-1

Red Raiders

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.1 62.3 61.8
Implied Total AVG 35.8 35.8 35.8
ATS Record 5-5-0 4-2-0 1-3-0
Over/Under Record 6-3-1 4-1-1 2-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-1 3-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-4 1-0 0-4

Players to Watch

Iowa State

  • The Cyclones’ defense has been aided by the play of O’Rien Vance, who has suited up for 10 games and recorded 44 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks.
  • Anthony Johnson Jr. has suited up for 10 games, registering two interceptions to go along with 49 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and three passes defended for the Cyclones.
  • Gerry Vaughn has suited up for 10 games, posting 48 tackles and 1.5 sacks for the Cyclones.
  • Will McDonald IV, as part of the Cyclones’ defense, has delivered 4.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 30 tackles in 10 games.

Red Raiders

  • Krishon Merriweather has been doing his part on defense, delivering 75 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks for the Red Raiders.
  • Tyree Wilson has been causing chaos on defense, delivering 55 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and 5.5 sacks for the Red Raiders.
  • Kosi Eldridge has 1.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 54 tackles, and one interception in 10 games.
  • Dadrion Taylor has amassed 1.0 sack to go with 4.0 TFL, 48 tackles, and one interception in 10 games for the Red Raiders.

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Predictions and Pick

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Cyclones (-3.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (47.5)

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Our prediction to win this contest is Iowa State, and we project that Iowa State will cover the spread (Iowa State -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 47.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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