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Iowa State Cyclones vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds & Info

Game Iowa State Cyclones vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date & Time Saturday December 5, 2020, 1:00 PM (EST)
Location
MidAmerican Energey Field at Jack Trice Stadium Ames, IA
Latest odds
ISU -6.5 ; Total 49
TV Channel
TBD

The West Virginia Mountaineers visit MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa to play the No. 13 ranked Iowa State Cyclones. West Virginia is 5-3 overall and 4-3 in the Big 12. The Mountaineers were scheduled to play Oklahoma on Saturday but that was canceled due to covid positive tests at Oklahoma. The Mountaineers defeated TCU 24-6 last Saturday in their most recent outing.

Jared Doege has passed for 2,219 yards with 13 touchdowns, three interceptions and has been sacked 15 times. The leading rusher for West Virginia is Leddie Brown with 897 yards and nine touchdowns and the leading receiver is Winston Wright Jr with 494 yards and two touchdown receptions. On defense, linebacker Tony Fields II is the leading tackler with 79 and the leader in quarterback sacks is defensive lineman Akheem Mesidor with 5.0. 

Iowa State improved to 7-2 overall and 7-1 in the Big 12. The Cyclones are in first place in the conference following their 23-20 come from behind victory over the Texas Longhorns on Friday. Iowa State entered the fourth quarter trailing 20-13 but scored 10 unanswered points on a 38-yard field goal by Connor Assalley and a 3-yard touchdown run by Breece Hall with just 1:25 remaining. Quarterback Brock Purdy passed for 312 yards and one touchdown, while Hall rushed for 91 yards and the winning TD.

Brock Purdy has passed for 2,025 yards with 14 touchdowns, six interceptions and has been sacked nine times. The leading rusher for Iowa State is Breece Hall with 1,260 yards and 16 touchdowns and the leading receiver is Xavier Hutchinson with 523 yards and four touchdown receptions. On defense, linebacker Mike Rose is the leading tackler with 76 and defensive end Will McDonald IV is the leader in quarterback sacks with 6.5.

Recent Betting Trends

  • West Virginia is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9
  • The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Mountaineers last 13
  • Iowa State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Cyclones last 6

Free NCAAF Pick:

Iowa State Cyclones -6.5

Iowa State is coming off a big come from behind victory over Texas on Friday, while West Virginia ended up being on a bye week as its meeting with Oklahoma was postponed. The Cyclones have covered the number in five of the last seven overall and have won six of the last seven straight up at home. Iowa State has won four straight and seven of the last eight, while West Virginia has lost two of its last four. Final Score Prediction, Iowa State Cyclones win and cover ATS 31-21.

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