Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hilton Coliseum Wednesday as host Iowa State looks to handle the Oklahoma State Cowboys in NCAA hoops action.
The Cowboys will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 14-12-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Cyclones are 12-12 ATS. Oklahoma State is 11-15 on the totals; Iowa State is 18-5.
Bettors looking to go with the Cyclones in this one found them listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cowboys was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cyclones rated this week at No. 57 and the Cowboys sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 82-80 result in favor of the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Iowa State's No. 4 nationally ranked offense (79.7 points per game) against a Cowboys defense that sits as the No. 54 at 61.2 PPG. The Cyclones have been averaging 45.3% from the field, more than the Cowboys have managed so far this season (44.2% on average).
Defensively, Oklahoma State features the nation's No. 57-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.2 points per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 nationally in scoring at home.
Oklahoma State won its last outing, a 78-65 result against Texas on March 2. They earned a push in that game as a 13-point favorite. Oklahoma State got 18 points from Markel Brown en route to a 78-65 victory over Texas on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Iowa State was an 86-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Oklahoma. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Cyclones endured an 86-69 loss at the hands of the Sooners on Saturday, despite a 22-point effort from Tyrus McGee at Lloyd Noble Center.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Kansas State are 5-5
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing West Virginia are 1-0
After playing Oklahoma are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Cowboys at Cyclones trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games at home
Iowa State is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Iowa State is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Oklahoma State home to Kansas State, Saturday, March 9
Iowa State at West Virginia, Saturday, March 9