Iowa State Cyclones vs Nebraska Omaha Mavericks Betting Matchup Report
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds
The Iowa State Cyclones will try to cover the spread at Hilton Coliseum on Sunday when they get a visit from the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks in NCAA basketball action.
The Cyclones are 6-3 so far on the season, and 1-3 ATS vs. the number. The Mavericks, meanwhile, are 2-8 and 3-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Iowa State go 2-1 and the Mavericks go 1-2 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Cyclones as 30.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cyclones - Mavericks odds would favor the Cyclones if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa State is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska Omaha is at No. 338. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 88-56 win for the Cyclones.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 329 in NCAA Division 1 with 29.6 per game. That compares with Iowa State’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Iowa State is college basketball's No. 6-ranked team at 9.4 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 218 with 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Nebraska Omaha features the nation's No. 317-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nebraska Omaha was an 86-40 loser on the road against Wisconsin. They failed to cover the 35.5-point spread as underdogs. Nebraska Omaha was run off the court by the Badgers on Tuesday as Wisconsin routed them 86-40 at Kohl Center.
Last time out for Iowa State, they were an 80-71 loser as they battled Iowa on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. Iowa State got 14 points from Korie Lucious but lost anyway, 80-71, to Iowa on Friday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Drake are 7-3
After playing Iowa are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2
A few Mavericks at Cyclones trends to consider:
Iowa State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Iowa State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Nebraska Omaha at Denver, Saturday, December 15
Iowa State home to Drake, Saturday, December 15