College football betting handicappers are also impressed with the upset capability of the Iowa State Cyclones after their recent college football gambling stunner at Texas.
The upset minded Iowa State Cyclones will host the revenge seeking 7th ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers with a kickoff time on Saturday set for 3:30 PM Eastern time with a telecast on ABC. Sports-Gambling opened with Nebraska as a 19 point road favorite.
Nebraska has a NCAA football gambling record of 7-1 straight up and 4-3-1 against the spread with 5 of their games going over the total. Nebraska is coming off a 31-17 home win over then #6 Missouri as Roy Helu set a school record with 307 yards rushing.
Nebraska now has the inside track for the North Division title but cannot afford a slip up. The Huskers rank 6th in the nation for rushing and 12th for scoring while ranking 16th for points allowed. Nebraska was upset at home by Iowa State last year 9-7 as they blew the game with numerous costly turnovers in their worst performance of 2009.
Iowa State has a NCAA football wagering record of 5-4 straight up and 4-5 against the spread with 7 of their games going under the total. The Cyclones are coming off back to back wins starting on October 23 with a 28-21 triumph at Texas followed by a 28-16 home win over Kansas last week.
Iowa State is ranked just 98th for total offense and 102nd for defense. Alexander Robinson leads the offense with 725 yards rushing and a 5.3 yards per carry average.
Nebraska has covered 4 straight road games and has paid out in 5 of their last 7 games versus teams with a winning record. Nebraska has gone under the total in 9 of their last 13 games versus teams with a winning record while Iowa State has gone under the total in 9 of their last 11 Big 12 Conference games and in 9 of their last 11 home games.
In this head to head college football betting series Nebraska has paid out in 9 of the last 13 and the road team has covered 4 straight times with the series going under the total in 4 straight games.