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Iowa State favored by -3.5 against Oklahoma on Saturday

Iowa State CyclonesOklahoma Sooners
14-0January 11, 2014, 12:00 | Lloyd Noble Center12-3



College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Cyclones of Iowa State hit the hard court against the Sooners of Oklahoma.

The Sooners currently sports a 12-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-6 ATS. The Cyclones are 14-0 and 9-2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Sooners produce a 10-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cyclones have gone 7-5 against the number.

View Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds and Stats.

On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Oklahoma sat as 3.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 59 (Sooners) and the No. 19 (Cyclones) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Iowa State won its last outing, an 87-72 result against Baylor on January 7. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. DeAndre Kane poured in a team-high 30 points for Iowa State on Tuesday, as they defeated Baylor 87-72 at Hilton Coliseum.

Oklahoma was a 90-83 loser in their most recent outing at home against Kansas. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Cameron Clark chucked in a team-high 32 points for Oklahoma on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 90-83 at Lloyd Noble Center.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Oklahoma's No. 3-ranked scoring average of 87 PPG, against a Cyclones defense rated No. 89 and allowing 67.5 PPG. The Sooners FG% has averaged 46.67% to date this season, less than the Cyclones shooters have managed so far (49.24% per game).

A few Cyclones at Sooners trends to consider:
Iowa State is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Iowa State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games
Iowa State is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Oklahoma is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Oklahoma is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma's last 6 games
Oklahoma is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home


Next up:
Iowa State home to Kansas, Monday, January 13th
Oklahoma at Kansas State, Tuesday, January 14th

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