Texas vs. Iowa State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The No. 22 Texas Longhorns (4-2) and Iowa State Cyclones (3-3) will battle in clash of Big 12 foes at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.

Texas vs. Iowa State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 15.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Texas as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Texas has -768 odds to pick up the win, while Iowa State is listed at +506 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 48.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Texas vs. Iowa State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Stadium: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Betting Preview


From an offensive standpoint, Texas ranks 37th in the FBS with 445.0 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 33rd in total defense (338.3 yards allowed per contest). Texas has been finding success on both offense and defense, ranking 22nd-best in scoring offense (38.8 points per game) and 21st-best in scoring defense (17.8 points allowed per game). Texas is putting up 267.3 passing yards per game offensively this year (39th in the FBS), and is allowing 212.0 passing yards per game (49th) on the other side of the ball. From an offensive standpoint, Texas ranks 47th in the FBS with 177.7 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 42nd in rushing yards allowed per contest (126.3). Texas is putting up a 43.5% third-down conversion rate offensively this year (49th in the FBS), and is giving up a 39.0% third-down conversion rate (72nd) on the other side of the ball. Texas has forced four total turnovers (120th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over four times (11th in the FBS) for an even turnover margin, 100th-ranked in college football.

Iowa State

Iowa State has been dominant on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering just 277.5 total yards per contest (11th-best). Offensively, it ranks 95th by racking up 364.0 total yards per game. Iowa State ranks 103rd in the FBS with 23.2 points per contest, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks eighth-best by giving up only 13.7 points per contest. Iowa State’s pass defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 22nd-best in the FBS with 186.5 passing yards allowed per game. In terms of offense, it is posting 257.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 52nd. While Iowa State’s run offense has had trouble moving the chains, ranking 16th-worst with 106.3 rushing yards per game, its defense ranks 13th-best with just 91.0 rushing yards allowed per contest. Iowa State’s third-down defense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 14th-best in the FBS with a 29.3% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is posting a 44.1% third-down rate, which ranks 45th. At +1, Iowa State sports the 53rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 10 forced turnovers (36th in the FBS) and nine turnovers committed (76th in the FBS).

Texas vs. Iowa State Betting Analysis

Texas Betting Insights

Texas has covered the spread in a matchup five times this season (5-1-0). In games they have played as 15.5-point favorites or more, Texas has a perfect ATS record of 1-0. Texas games have gone over the total twice this season. The Longhorns have been the moneyline favorite four total times this season. They’ve finished 3-1 in those games. The Longhorns have yet to play as a moneyline favorite of -768 or shorter.

Cyclones Betting Insights

Iowa State has put together a record of 2-4-0 against the spread this season. Games involving Iowa State have hit the over twice this year. The Cyclones have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Cyclones have played as an underdog of +506 or more once this season and won that game.

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Texas vs. Iowa State Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.2 62.0 62.5
Implied Total AVG 39.0 41.0 35.0
ATS Record 5-1-0 4-0-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 1-3-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-1 2-0 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-1 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.2 48.0 48.5
Implied Total AVG 29.3 31.0 26.0
ATS Record 2-4-0 1-3-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 2-2-0 0-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 1-1 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 0-1 1-0

Players to Watch


  • Jaylan Ford has hit the gridiron for six games, registering 1.0 sack to go with 5.0 TFL and 52 tackles for the Longhorns.
  • The Longhorns’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Jahdae Barron, who has played six games and recorded 3.0 TFL, 32 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • The Longhorns’ defense has been aided by the play of Anthony Cook, who has played six games and posted 40 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 0.5 sacks.
  • DeMarvion Overshown, as part of the Longhorns’ defensive unit, has recorded 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL and 31 tackles in six games.


  • O’Rien Vance has been wreaking havoc on defense, compiling 27 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks for the Cyclones.
  • On defense, Will McDonald IV has helped lead the charge with 15 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and 3.5 sacks in six games.
  • Colby Reeder has posted 1.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL, 20 tackles, and two interceptions in six games for the Cyclones.
  • The Cyclones’ Anthony Johnson Jr. has amassed 26 tackles and one interception in six games.

Texas vs. Iowa State Predictions and Pick

Texas vs. Iowa State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Longhorns (-15.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (48.5)

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Our pick to win this matchup is Texas, and we predict that Texas will cover the spread (Texas -15.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 48.5 points.


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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