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Cincinnati Bearcats Favored by -3.5 Point Spread Against the Iowa State Cyclones on Tuesday

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Fifth Third Arena Tuesday as the Cincinnati Bearcats look to beat the odds vs the Iowa State Cyclones in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Iowa State Cyclones before tip-off in this one found them as 3.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Cincinnati Bearcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Bearcats sit at 10-2 (5-5-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Iowa State Cyclones are currently 9-1 (4-3-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Cincinnati is 4-7 OU, and Iowa State is 3-5 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 47 (Cincinnati) and the No. 23 (Iowa State) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Iowa State is ranked No. 91 in NCAA basketball at 38.9 per game. Contrast that with Cincinnati's No. 45 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cincinnati is the No. 71-ranked team in the country at 8 per game, while Iowa State rates No. 51 at 8.5 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Georges Niang scored 30 points for Iowa State on Saturday, but the Panthers managed a 81-79 victory over the Cyclones at Wells Fargo Arena.

The Bearcats got 15 points from Troy Caupain as Cincinnati ran past Virginia Commonwealth 69-63 on Saturday at Siegel Center.

Betting Trends
  • Iowa State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Iowa State is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Iowa State at Coppin State, Wednesday, December 30th
Cincinnati at Temple, Tuesday, December 29th