Iowa State Cyclones vs Texas Longhorns NCAAB Betting Prediction

Iowa State Cyclones vs Texas Longhorns Prediction 2/6/2024

The Iowa State Cyclones (16-5) travel to face off against the Texas Longhorns (15-7) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at Moody Center in Austin and televised on LHN. Texas is coming off a win in their previous game, while Iowa State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Baylor. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Texas Longhorns

The Iowa State Cyclones Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

So far this season, Iowa State has gone 16-5, including a 5-3 record in Big 12 play. On the road, the Cyclones are 3-4, compared to a 13-1 mark at home. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 5-5.

Most recently, Iowa State lost to Baylor by a score of 70-68. Over their last five games on the road, the Cyclones have gone 2-3, and they are 2-3 this season as the underdog.

As the underdog this season, Iowa State has an ATS record of 3-2. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-4. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cyclones are 5-5 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, they have gone 2-1 ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record in Iowa State games is 13-8. Today’s over/under line of 141.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

The Texas Longhorns Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, Texas has an average scoring margin of +14.1 points per game. Over their last ten games at home, they have gone 7-3. So far, the Longhorns have been favored in 15 games and have gone 12-3 in those matchups.

Overall, Texas has gone 15-7 this season and they are 4-4 in Big 12 games. They have gone 11-3 in non-conference games compared to 4-3 on the road.

As the favorite, Texas has struggled against the spread this season, going just 4-11. Their ATS record at home is 4-10 and they have gone 0-5 vs. the spread in their last five games as the favorite. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Longhorns are just 2-8 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 141.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Texas’ games this season (146.3). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 148 points.

Iowa State Offense Breakdown

The Iowa State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. Baylor. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.3% while connecting on 5 threes. The top scorer for the Cyclones was Keshon Gilbert with 24 points, while Curtis Jones also added 11 to the scoreboard.

Keshon Gilbert (G) 14.2 4.6 4.1
Tamin Lipsey (G) 13.6 5.1 5.6
Milan Momcilovic (F) 12.9 3.2 1.2

Texas Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Texas offense tallied 77 points in a matchup against TCU. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50.9%, and they made 6 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Max Abmas who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.9. Dillon Mitchell also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.

Max Abmas (G) 17.9 2.9 4.2
Dillon Mitchell (F) 11.0 8.8 1.6
Tyrese Hunter (G) 10.9 2.5 4.1

Iowa State Team Defense

So far, the Cyclones’ defense is ranked 9th in the country at 62.1 points per contest. The Iowa State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 70 points and allowed Baylor to connect on 12 threes.

Texas Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Texas defense is giving up an average of 68.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. TCU, the Horned Frogs finished with a field goal percentage of 50% and a total of 66 points vs. Texas.

Cyclones vs Longhorns Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Iowa State has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 75 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Texas has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 74 points per game while allowing 71. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Cyclones have a strong record vs the spread going 3-2. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Longhorns have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Cyclones vs Longhorns Prediction

Not only do we have the Longhorns winning this one by a score of 76-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Longhorns at -2.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 141.5 and our model has the Cyclones and Longhorns finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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