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NCAA Basketball Odds: Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Iowa State Cyclones

The Iowa State Cyclones hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Western Illinois Leathernecks pay a visit to Hilton Coliseum on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Western Illinois Leathernecks opened as 17.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Illinois Leathernecks will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 2-0 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Iowa State Cyclones are 1-4 ATS. Western Illinois Leathernecks are 0-2 on betting the total; Iowa State Cyclones are 2-3.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 280-rated Western Illinois Leathernecks taking on the No. 136-rated Iowa State Cyclones in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Iowa State's No. 160-ranked scoring average of 74.8 PPG, against a Western Illinois Leathernecks defense rated No. 5 and allowing 53.5 PPG. The Iowa State Cyclones FG% has averaged 44.67% to date this season, less than the Western Illinois Leathernecks shooters have managed so far (54.94% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dalan Ancrum poured in a team-high 34 points for Western Illinois on Wednesday, as they defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 69-67 at Vadalabene Center.

The Cyclones grabbed a 75-64 win over the Broncos on Sunday, behind a 26-point effort from Donovan Jackson at HTC Center.

Betting Trends
  • Western Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Western Illinois is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Western Illinois is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Illinois's last 6 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Iowa State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Iowa State's last 16 games
  • Iowa State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Illinois home to IUPUI, Tuesday, November 28th
Iowa State at Northern Illinois, Monday, December 4th