Iowa State Cyclones take on Horned Frogs in NCAA basketball test

Iowa State Cyclones TCU Horned Frogs
20-5 February 22, 2014, 04:00 | Daniel-Meyer Coliseum 9-16



The TCU Horned Frogs will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Iowa State Cyclones at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in NCAA basketball action.

The Horned Frogs sport a record of 9-16 and 10-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Cyclones have 20-5 and 11-11-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-12 for the Horned Frogs and 14-9 for the Cyclones.

View Iowa State Cyclones vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Horned Frogs in this one found them listed as 11-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cyclones was expected to move the line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Horned Frogs rated this week at No. 348 and the Cyclones sitting at No. 220.

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Iowa State was an 85-76 winner in its last match at home against Texas. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. Iowa State got 25 points from Melvin Ejim en route to an 85-76 victory over Texas on Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum.

TCU was a 65-53 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas State. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs. TCU got 23 points from Kyan Anderson but lost anyway, 65-53, to Kansas State on Wednesday at Bramlage Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cyclones rank No. 23 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.76 per game. That compares with TCU’s No. 247 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where TCU is college basketball's No. 220-ranked team at 4.88 per game, while the Cyclones rate No. 14 with 8.44 per game.

A few Cyclones at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
Iowa State is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
Iowa State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games
Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
TCU is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
TCU is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
TCU is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
TCU is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Iowa State home to West Virginia, Wednesday, February 26th
TCU at Oklahoma State, Monday, February 24th
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