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Iowa State Cyclones Host the West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Iowa State Cyclones host West Virginia on Tuesday, looking to build on their 13-7 mark against the 17-4 Mountaineers in college basketball betting action at Hilton Coliseum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Iowa State Cyclones betting line opened as 3.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa State Cyclones sport a record of 13-7 and 9-8 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the West Virginia Mountaineers have 17-4 and 10-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-10 for the Iowa State Cyclones and 11-7 for the West Virginia Mountaineers.

The Iowa State Cyclones sit at No. 47 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the West Virginia Mountaineers sit at No. 13 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Iowa State has the nation's No. 34-rated offensive output, at 80.85 PPG. The visiting West Virginia Mountaineers defense ranks No. 39 allowing on average 65.48 PPG. The Cyclones FG% has averaged 45.94% so far, less than the Iowa State Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.78% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mountaineers grabbed a 81-77 win over the Aggies on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Jevon Carter at WVU Colliseum.

Monte Morris scored 25 points in a futile effort to lead the Cyclones to a win (they lost 84-78 to Vanderbilt at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of West Virginia's last 8 games
  • West Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 7 games
  • Iowa State is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

West Virginia home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, February 4th
Iowa State at Kansas, Saturday, February 4th

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