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Jan 9, 7:00 PM | Allen Fieldhouse

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds


Allen Fieldhouse will host Kansas Jayhawks vs. Iowa State Cyclones action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

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

View Iowa State vs Kansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Cyclones were listed as 12.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Jayhawks and the No. 36-ranked Cyclones, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 90-86 result in favor of the Jayhawks.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cyclones rank No. 5 in NCAA Division 1 with 43.4 per game. That compares with Kansas’s No. 37 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas is college basketball's No. 133-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Cyclones rate No. 8 with 9.1 per game.

Defensively, Iowa State features the nation's No. 264-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Kansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 66 nationally in scoring at home.

Iowa State won its last outing, an 80-70 result against Yale on January 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 18.5-point favorite. The Cyclones grabbed an 80-70 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday, behind a 17-point effort from Will Clyburn at Hilton Coliseum.

In their last action, Kansas was a 69-62 winner at home against Temple. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites. Kansas earned a 69-62 victory over Temple on Sunday, getting 16 points from Kevin Young at Allen Fieldhouse.

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Texas Tech are 10-0
After playing Temple are 2-1
After a win are 10-0

A few Cyclones at Jayhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Iowa State is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Iowa State is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Iowa State
Kansas is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing Iowa State

Next up:
Iowa State home to Texas, Saturday, January 12
Kansas at Texas Tech, Saturday, January 12