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Iowa State vs TCU odds: No. 15 TCU favored by 11½ over Iowa State

The 4-0 TCU Horned Frogs are favored by 11½ at home vs. Big 12 foe Iowa State.

The Iowa State Cyclones are coming off a 24-13 loss to Texas Tech at home last Saturday. The loss was the Cyclones' first of the season and dropped them to 0-1 in Big 12 play.

TCU is giving up only 7.6 points a game this season, which ranks second in the nation. The defense is complemented by an efficient passing attack featuring junior quarterback Casey Pachall, who is completing 66 percent of his passes while throwing for 10 touchdowns and just one interception so far this season. Senior Matthew Tucker leads TCU's rushing attack, carrying the ball 52 times for 208 yards and one touchdown through four games this year.

TCU is one of five undefeated teams in the Big 12. The other four are: Kansas State, West Virginia, Texas and Texas Tech. TCU comes into the game ranked 15th in the nation in the AP poll.

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