Cincinnati Football: Will the Bearcats be able to snap recent losing skid against Iowa State?

Cincinnati Bearcats take on Oklahoma Sooners at Nippert Stadium in 2023.
Cincinnati Bearcats take on Oklahoma Sooners at Nippert Stadium in 2023. /
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Can the Cincinnati Bearcats bounce back from a frustrating skid as they prepare to face the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday at Nippert Stadium?

Despite suffering a recent losing streak, Cincinnati should be able to eventually take down Iowa State and secure a significant win this weekend.

The matchup marks the first ever meeting between the brand new conference foes as the Bearcats aim to get back on track against a quality opponent.

With an opportunity to snap the three-game streak, Cincinnati needs to find an offensive rhythm early on and shut down Iowa State’s balanced attack!

Cincinnati Football: Will the Bearcats be able to snap recent losing skid against Iowa State?

  • Date: Saturday, October 14 at 12:00 PM
  • Location: Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
  • Series History: First ever meeting
  • TV Broadcast: FS1 and fuboTV

Make sure to preview the upcoming game including odds, players to watch and quotes as the Bearcats gear up to host Iowa State on Saturday at noon!

Players to watch are Cincinnati defensive tackle Dontay Corleone, linebacker Dorian Jones, receiver Xzavier Henderson and running back Corey Kiner.

The Bearcats opened as 4.5-point favorites against Iowa State and the over/under currently projected at 44.5 total points according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats open as slight favorites over Iowa State prior to kick off

Cincinnati began the regular season with high hopes but a string of unexpected setbacks left the coaching staff searching for major answers going forward.

Following a much-needed bye week, the Bearcats are scheduled to return to the field against Big 12 opponent Iowa State on Saturday at home.

Scott Satterfield’s team is still searching for the first Big 12 victory in school history after starting 0-2 in conference play with a third straight loss.

The loss at BYU marked the first three-game losing streak for Cincinnati since former head coach Luke Fickell was in the midst of his first season in 2017.

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