College football betting fans also know that the Iowa State Cyclones can be a dangerous underdog that can pay out against top shelf college football gambling commodities.
The Iowa State Cyclones will host the #15 Missouri Tigers Saturday night with a telecast on Fox Sports Net set to begin at 7 PM Eastern Time. Sports-Gambling opened with Mizzou as an 11 point road favorite.
The Missouri Tigers have a record of 8-2 straight up and 5-5 with the NCAA betting odds as 6 of their games have gone under the total. Mizzou is coming off a 38-28 home win over Kansas State in which they failed to cover as 12.5 point chalks.
The Tigers rank 37th in the nation for scoring offense and 10th for scoring defense although the stop unit has slumped some in the past month against grueling competition. Quarterback Blaine Gabbert has a 62% completion rate with 2401 yards and a 14/5 touchdown/interception ratio.
TJ Moe has 71 receptions and Michael Egnew has 70. Mizzou is 4-2 in Big 12 action and in 2nd place behind Nebraska in the North Division. MU is 1-2 against the spread on the road this year.
Iowa State is 5-6 both straight up and with the NCAA betting lines as 8 of their games have gone under the total. The Cyclones have lost 2 in a row and are coming off a 34-14 loss at Colorado. ISU ranks 100th overall for offense and 92nd overall for defense but somehow remains competitive in most games.
The Cyclones have scored an upset win at Texas and nearly beat Nebraska at home in a 31-30 loss 2 weeks ago in which the failed to convert a 2-point conversion at game’s end. Iowa State has gotten the money in 4 of their 6 home games this year. The Cyclones must win this game to become bowl eligible as a loss will end their season.
Mizzou is just 5-11 in Big 12 action and 3-7 as a favorite. Iowa State is 8-3 when coming off a loss against the spread but is 2-5 against the board as a home dog. Mizzou has covered just 1 of their last 5 college football betting matchups against the Cyclones and the dog has paid out in 5 of the last 6 meetings.