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Colorado Buffaloes take on Cyclones in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Colorado Buffaloes will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Cyclones in Iowa State at Sanford Pentagon on Friday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Iowa State Cyclones as -7.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Colorado Buffaloes vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Buffaloes will look to cover the spread vs the Iowa State Cyclones on Friday, as the Buffaloes are 14-19-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cyclones are 17-13-1 ATS. Colorado is 16-16 against the total, while Iowa State is 14-15 versus the total betting line.

The Cyclones - Buffaloes odds would favor the Cyclones if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa State is rated No. 76 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 222.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Iowa State's No. 11 nationally ranked offense (77.79 points per game) against a Colorado Buffaloes defense that sits as the No. 173 at 68.15 PPG. The Iowa State Cyclones have been averaging 47.64% from the field, more than the Buffaloes have managed so far this season (43.63% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Josh Scott scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Buffaloes to a win (they lost 72-65 to Seattle at KeyArena on Monday).

The Cyclones got 15 points from Monte Morris, but it was UAB that prevailed in a 60-59 final on Thursday at KFC Yum! Center.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Iowa State
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games when playing Iowa State
  • Iowa State is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Iowa State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa State's last 7 games
  • Iowa State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Auburn, Tuesday, November 17th
Iowa State at Chicago State, Monday, November 16th