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Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Iowa State CyclonesBaylor Bears
Feb 20, 9:00 PM | Ferrell Center

Iowa State Cyclones vs Baylor Bears Odds

17-8TEAM RECORD16-9

Ferrell Center will host Baylor Bears vs. Iowa State Cyclones action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Baylor will face the 17-8 Cyclones, who own a 10-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 10-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cyclones are 14-5 favoring the OVER.

View Iowa State vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Cyclones were listed as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bears, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cyclones, who rate No. 32 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 83-82 victory for the Bears.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cyclones rank No. 14 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.6 per game. That compares with Baylor’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Baylor is college basketball's No. 88-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Cyclones rate No. 1 with 9.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iowa State owns the country's No. 289-rated mark, allowing 74.9 points per game on the highway. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 56 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Iowa State was an 87-53 winner at home against TCU. They covered the 17.5-point spread as favorites. Iowa State cruised to victory on Saturday, running TCU out of the gym and running up an 87-53 score at Hilton Coliseum.

Baylor was an 81-61 loser in its last match on the road against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Baylor was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Kansas State and falling by an 81-61 score at Bramlage Coliseum.

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas Tech are 7-3
After playing TCU are 1-1
After a win are 6-4

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oklahoma are 7-3
After playing Kansas State are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Cyclones at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games on the road
Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Iowa State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa State
Baylor is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games when playing Iowa State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa State

Next up:
Iowa State home to Texas Tech, Saturday, February 23
Baylor at Oklahoma, Saturday, February 23