Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma Sooners Preview
Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds
Oklahoma travels to Iowa State on Monday, hoping to boost its 14-6 record with a victory over the Cyclones.
The Sooners will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 10-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Cyclones are 8-8 ATS. Oklahoma is 7-6-1 on the totals; Iowa State is 10-5.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Sooners were listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Cyclones and the No. 34-rated Sooners in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-74 win for the Cyclones on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Iowa State's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 78.5 PPG, against a Sooners defense that ranks No. 85 at 62.5 PPG. The Cyclones field goal percentage has averaged 45.3% so far, more than the Sooners marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.
Defensively, Oklahoma features the nation's No. 126-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.2 points per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oklahoma, they were a 52-50 loser as they battled Kansas State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Oklahoma got 13 points from Romero Osby but lost anyway, 52-50, to Kansas State on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center.
In their last action, Iowa State was a 79-71 winner at home against Baylor. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Will Clyburn scored 28 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Iowa State on Saturday, leading the Cyclones to a 79-71 victory over Baylor at Hilton Coliseum.
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas are 4-6
After playing Kansas State are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas State are 3-7
After playing Baylor are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Sooners at Cyclones trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma's last 7 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Oklahoma is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Oklahoma is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Iowa State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa State's last 7 games when playing at home against Oklahoma
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games at home
Oklahoma home to Kansas, Saturday, February 9
Iowa State at Kansas State, Saturday, February 9