Clones are early 9.5 point dogs to Iowa; Big 12 odds

The world-famous "Golden Nugget" has released its early-summer betting lines for select college football games. 

As it always is, Iowa State – Iowa is one of the casino’s featured games. To nobody’s surprise, the Cyclones are significant underdogs for their upcoming road trip to Iowa City on Sept. 13. 

According to the Golden Nugget, Iowa State is an early 9.5 point dog to the Hawks. 

Iowa State’s early over/under on wins sits at 3.5. 

Other Big 12 odds

Week 1

Alabama (-27.5) over West Virginia
Florida State (-17) over Oklahoma State

Week 2

Texas (-6) over BYU

Week 3

UCLA (-8) over Texas

Week 4

Auburn (-13) over Kansas State
Oklahoma (-17) over West Virginia 

Week 5

Oklahoma State (-7) over Texas Tech

Week 6

Baylor (-3) over Texas
Kansas State (-7) over Texas Tech
Oklahoma (-14) over TCU

Week 7

Oklahoma (-9) over Texas
Texas Tech (-10) over West Virginia

Week 8

Baylor (-16) over West Virginia 

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.