Iowa State plays host to the Longhorns
The Iowa State Cyclones will be looking to turn around a college basketball betting trend for their supporters on Tuesday night as they play at home against the Texas Longhorns.
Iowa State has lost two straight games both SU and ATS against Texas, which has them 2-8 SU but a profitable 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games against the Longhorns dating back to 2009. The OVER has paid out on the totals in their last three matchups.
The Cyclones are 19-5 so far on the season, and 10-11-1 ATS vs. the number. The Longhorns, meanwhile, are 20-5 and 13-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Iowa State go 13-9 and the Longhorns go 12-10 on the totals.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cyclones rated this week at No. 220 and the Longhorns sitting at No. 46.
Texas was an 88-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Javan Felix scored 18 points leading the Longhorns to an 88-71 victory over West Virginia at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.
Last time out for Iowa State, they were a 70-64 winner as they battled Texas Tech at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 11-point favorite. Iowa State got 17 points from DeAndre Kane en route to a 70-64 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Iowa State's No. 3-ranked scoring average of 84.08 PPG, against a Longhorns defense rated No. 133 and allowing 69.88 PPG. The Cyclones FG% has averaged 47.23% to date this season, more than the Longhorns shooters have managed so far (44.16% per game).
A few Longhorns at Cyclones trends to consider:
Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Texas is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Iowa State is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games
Iowa State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa State's last 8 games
Iowa State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
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Iowa State at TCU, Saturday, February 22nd