Oklahoma State-Iowa State Odds: Cowboys At Cyclones Means Another Top 10 Team In Ames

Written By Russ Mitchell on October 19, 2021 - Last Updated on July 22, 2022
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It’s not typical for a top 10 team to be an underdog against an unranked foe, but oddsmakers like the Cyclones in the No. 8 Oklahoma State at Iowa State matchup this Saturday.

Oklahoma State at Iowa State odds

As of Tuesday afternoon, sportsbooks in Iowa gave the Cyclones a 6.5- to 7-point edge over the Cowboys in Ames.  We have the live odds from online sportsbooks in Iowa, including the Iowa State-Oklahoma point spread:

How to watch Oklahoma State at Iowa State

  • What: Oklahoma State (6-0, 3-0 in the Big 12) at Iowa State (4-2, 2-1)
  • When2:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Where: Jack Trice Stadium in Ames
  • TV: Fox

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  • Beer Can Alley in Des Moines
  • The Exchange in Des Moines
  • The Keg Stand in West Des Moines

Postseason outlook going into Oklahoma State at Iowa State

Iowa State’s win at Kansas State coupled with Oklahoma State’s win at Texas improved Big 12 Championship odds for both winners. The Oklahoma Sooners remain the favorites. The Cowboys, Cyclones and Baylor Bears are all ahead of the Longhorns in championship odds.

The top two teams in the Big 12 play each other again in the Big 12 Championship game on Dec. 4, in Arlington, TX.


The winner of Saturday’s Oklahoma State-Iowa State game should be near the top of the conference’s bowl placement order when pairings are announced on Dec. 5. We’ll track bowl projections in addition to Iowa State football odds. This week, most bowl-guessers give the Cyclones the third-best spot in the conference pecking order.

Liberty Bowl (Dec. 28 in Memphis)

  • Jerry Palm at CBS — vs. Tennessee
  • Steven Lassan at Athlon Sports — vs. Mississippi State

Cheez-It Bowl (Dec. 29 in Orlando)

  • Kyle Bonagura at ESPN — vs. Pitt
  • Mark Schlabach at ESPN — vs. Pitt
  • Bill Bender at Sporting News — vs. Virginia Tech
  • Erick Smith at USA Today — vs. Wake Forest

Alamo Bowl (Dec. 29 in San Antonio)

  • College Football News — vs. Arizona State

Texas Bowl (Jan. 4 in Houston)

  • Stewart Mandel at The Athletic — vs. Arkansas

Big 12 and Big Ten Conference odds

11 a.m. games

  • No. 3 Oklahoma  at Kansas (ESPN)
  • Kansas State at Texas Tech (FS1)
  • Northwestern at No. 6 Michigan (FOX)
  • Illinois at No. 7 Penn State (ABC)

2:30 p.m. games

  • Wisconsin at No. 25 Purdue  (2 p.m. BTN)
  • No. 8 Oklahoma State at Iowa State (FOX)
  • Maryland at Minnesota (ESPN2)

6:30 p.m. games

  • No. 5 Ohio State at Indiana (ABC)
  • West Virginia at TCU (ESPNU)

More top 25 games and live college football odds

Wednesday, Oct. 20

  • No. 14 Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State (6:30 p.m. ESPN2)

Thursday, Oct. 21

  • Tulane at No. 21 SMU (6:30 p.m. ESPN)

Saturday, Oct. 23

11 a.m. games

  • No. 2 Cincinnati at Navy (ESPN2)
  • No. 16 Wake Forest at Army (CBS Sports Network)

2:30 p.m. games (unless noted)

  • No. 10 Oregon at UCLA (ABC)
  • LSU at No. 12 Ole Miss (CBS)
  • Clemson at No. 23 Pitt (ESPN)

6 p.m. games

  • Tennessee at No. 4 Alabama (ESPN)
  • No. 22 San Diego State at Air Force (CBS Sports Network)
  • No. 24 UT-San Antonio at Louisiana Tech

6:30 p.m. games

  • USC at No. 13 Notre Dame (NBC)
  • South Carolina at No. 17 Texas A&M (SEC Network)
  • No. 18 North Carolina State at Miami FL (ESPN2)
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Russ Mitchell has been covering news and sports in northwest Iowa since 1997, including 11 years as managing editor for one of the most acclaimed community newspapers in the state. He looks forward to keeping readers up to date on the growing sportsbook industry in Iowa.

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