Texas vs. Iowa State Fearless Prediction, Game Preview

Texas vs. Iowa State Fearless Prediction, Game Preview

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Texas vs. Iowa State Fearless Prediction, Game Preview

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Texas vs. Iowa State fearless prediction and game preview.


Texas vs. Iowa State Broadcast

Date: Saturday, November 16
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Live Stream: fuboTV (click to watch for free)
Venue: Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA
Network: FS1

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Texas (6-3) vs. Iowa State (5-4) Game Preview

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Why Texas Will Win

All of a sudden, the Iowa State secondary has gone bye-bye.

To be fair, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma can throw the ball a little bit, but after a strong first seven games of giving up yards and keeping the big plays to a minimum, the Cyclones are getting bombed on.

Both the Sooners and Cowboys averaged way over ten yards per throw, and ISU lost both games.

Sam Ehlinger and the Texas passing game can do a little bit of everything right, and it’s about to get helped by an Iowa State secondary that’s letting just about everyone hit 70% of their passes.

No problems there – Ehlinger was nearly flawless against Kansas State after saving the day against Kansas a few weeks earlier – averaging over nine yards per throw in both games.

Mostly due to Ehlinger’s dual-threat abilities, Texas is the best in the Big 12 and fourth in the nation in third down conversions. The ability to keep the chains moving is helping to overcome a whole slew of massive problems, like …

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Why Iowa State Will Win

Iowa State’s secondary might be having a whole slew of issues, but it’s holding the Longhorns’ beer.

Texas is getting roasted for well over 230 yards per game be everyone – Rice being the lone exception – giving up two touchdown passes or more in every game and getting ripped for way over eight yards per throw.

Iowa State’s Brock Purdy continues to make a big push to be Second Team All-Big 12 behind Mr. Hurts. He almost pulled the Cyclones out of the fire last week with five touchdown passes in a wild comeback attempt against Oklahoma – falling short on a failed two-point conversion try.

Outside of the loss to Oklahoma State – throwing three picks – he’s been able to limit the mistakes while pushing the offense in game after game. The O might sometimes take a little time off during games, but in the end, it’ll roll for close to 300 yards through the air.

It’ll have no problems doing that this week.

What’s Going To Happen

Purdy had the worst game in his short career last year against the Longhorns – throwing for 130 yards in the 24-10 loss. That’s not happening this time around.

Texas is having real problems thanks to that defense that’s just not coming up with enough key stops. At home, Iowa State breaks the two game losing streak in a wild firefight that should come down to whoever has the ball last.

Brock will otutduel Sam.


Texas vs. Iowa State Prediction, Line

Iowa State 38, Texas 34
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Iowa State -6.5, o/u: 65.5
Live Stream: fuboTV (click to watch for free)
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
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