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Oklahoma State vs Iowa State Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Cowboys vs Cyclones Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Oklahoma State Cowboys at Iowa State Cyclones
- Where: Ames at Hilton Coliseum
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Oklahoma State +5.5, OKST +204 | IOWAST -252 O/U 127.0
Oklahoma State will take their 4 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 15-9. So far, the Cowboys have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 3-7. For the season, Oklahoma State has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 1-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Cowboys being +5.5 point underdogs.
Oklahoma State’s leading scorer this season is Kalib Boone, who is averaging 12.04 points per contest. So far, Boone has accounted for 17.35% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.38 rebounds per game and 1.21 assists. Bryce Thompson is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 11.21 points per game. Between him and Thompson, they are accounting for 33.5% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oklahoma State this season, as they are currently ranked 294th in college basketball at 68.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cowboys’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.5%, placing them 480th in the NCAA.
The Iowa State Cyclones head into today’s game in what will be their 24th game of the season, posting a record of 16-7. Currently, the Cyclones have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 13-0. The Cyclones’ are sitting with a betting line that is -5.5 points in their favor. For the season, Iowa State has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 10-0.
Iowa State’s leading scorer this season is Jaren Holmes, who is averaging 13.78 points per contest. So far, Holmes has accounted for 19.48% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.57 rebounds per game and 3.39 assists. Gabe Kalscheur is the second leading scorer for the Cyclones, averaging 12.96 points per game. Between him and Kalscheur, they are accounting for 37.8% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Iowa State this season, as they are currently ranked 345th in college basketball at 66.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cyclones’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.1%, placing them 359th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Oklahoma State Cowboys +5.5
In this matchup, between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Iowa State Cyclones, we recommend getting a bet down on Oklahoma State to cover the spread as road dogs. Our analysis points to the Cowboys’ defense as the key reason that they will cover at +5.5. Look for Iowa State’s offensive struggles to continue, as their overall field goal percentage is just 232nd in college basketball. Although the oddsmakers have Iowa State as the betting favorite, before tip-off we feel good about taking the points with Oklahoma State on the road.