Iowa State Cyclones at West Virginia Mountaineers Preview and Prediction

In an age where some teams don’t leave their home stadium for the first five weeks of the season, and others schedule two FCS teams, let’s give a round of applause to the West Virginia Mountaineers. In Neal Brown’s first year, the Mountaineers took on an ACC team (NC State), an SEC team (Missouri) and the No. 2 FCS program in the country (James Madison). Have those early-season tests prepared West Virginia for their difficult Big XII schedule?

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Event: (137) Iowa State Cyclones -10.5 at (138) West Virginia Mountaineers (o/u 53.5)
Date/Time: Saturday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Iowa State rebounded nicely from their tough loss to Baylor. The Cyclones picked up an impressive 25-point win over TCU last week. Brock Purdy went 19-of-24 through the air and accounted for 349 yards and four touchdowns against a Gary Patterson defense.

A couple trends, courtesy of The Gold Sheet:

  • Iowa State is 7-3 against the spread in their last ten Big XII road games.
  • Iowa State is 3-1 against the spread as a road favorite over the past two seasons.

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Iowa State vs West Virginia Predictions and College Football Picks (Saturday Oct. 12)

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