Iowa State Cyclones vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds
The TCU Horned Frogs host Iowa State on Saturday, looking to build on their 9-8 mark against the 12-4 Cyclones in college hoops action at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
TCU will face the 12-4 Cyclones, who own a 4-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Horned Frogs are 3-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cyclones are 7-3 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 189 (Horned Frogs) and the No. 34 (Cyclones) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-64 result in favor of the Cyclones has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cyclones is ranked No. 9 in NCAA hoops at 42.1 per game. Contrast that with TCU’s No. 277 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, TCU is the No. 344-ranked team in the country at 3.2 per game, while Iowa State rates No. 3 at 9.4 per game.
Defensively, Iowa State features the nation's No. 329-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.4 points per game. TCU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 334 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Iowa State, they were a 69-67 winner as they battled West Virginia at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. The Cyclones grabbed a 69-67 win over the Mountaineers on Wednesday, behind a 16-point effort from Melvin Ejim at Hilton Coliseum.
In their last action, TCU was a 67-54 loser at home against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Adrick McKinney scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Horned Frogs to a win (they lost 67-54 to Kansas State at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Wednesday).
Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Texas Tech are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Kansas State are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cyclones at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
Iowa State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Iowa State is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
TCU is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
TCU is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Iowa State at Texas Tech, Wednesday, January 23
TCU at West Virginia, Wednesday, January 23