Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction 2/28/2024

The Oklahoma Sooners (19-8) travel to face off against the Iowa State Cyclones (21-6) on Wednesday, February 28th. This game will be played at Hilton Coliseum in Ames and televised on ESPN+. Iowa State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Oklahoma is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Kansas. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones

The Oklahoma Sooners Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing two straight games, Oklahoma is looking to get back on track as they take on Iowa State. So far this season, the Sooners have an overall record of 19-8, including a 6-7 mark in Big 12 play.

As the underdog, Oklahoma has gone 3-5 this year. On the road, the Sooners are 3-4, and they are coming off a 67-57 loss to Kansas. Over their last 10 road games, they are 4-6.

Against the spread this season, Oklahoma has a .500 record of 13-13. On the road, they are 3-4 vs. the spread and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-5.

This season, the over/under record in Oklahoma games sits at 11-15 and today’s line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (144.1). So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Looking at their recent play, the average scoring total in their last three games is 143 points.

The Iowa State Cyclones Are Coming Off A Win

As the Iowa State Cyclones get set to host the Oklahoma Sooners, they come in as the favorite. This season, Iowa State has been favored in 19 of their 27 games, going 17-2 in those contests. Overall, the Cyclones have a record of 21-6.

At home, Iowa State has been dominant, going 16-1 on the season. Their average scoring margin at home is +24.1 points per game, and they have won their last 12 games at home. Over their last 10 games at home, the Cyclones are a perfect 10-0.

As the favorite this year, Iowa State has gone 12-6-1 vs. the spread. Their home ATS mark is 12-4-1 and they are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games as the favorite. Over their last 3 home games, the Cyclones have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Iowa State games is 15-12. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 142 points.

Oklahoma Offense Breakdown

Oklahoma offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 57 points against Kansas. In that game, they made 8/23 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 32%. The team’s top scorer is Javian McCollum, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14, while Otega Oweh also carries a PPG average of 12.1 into the game.

Javian McCollum (G) 14.0 2.7 3.3
Otega Oweh (G) 12.1 4.1 1.1
Jalon Moore (F) 10.7 6.4 0.4

Iowa State Offense Breakdown

The Iowa State offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against West Virginia. They posted a field goal percentage of 45% and connected on 7 threes. Tamin Lipsey led the scoring for the Cyclones, contributing 14 points. Additionally, Curtis Jones chipped in with 12 points.

Keshon Gilbert (G) 14.1 4.6 4.1
Tamin Lipsey (G) 12.8 4.8 5.4
Milan Momcilovic (F) 11.8 3.3 1.2

Oklahoma Team Defense

This season, the Oklahoma defense has been impressive, holding the 58th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.2 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Iowa State, the Oklahoma defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Oklahoma made 17 free-throws vs. the Sooners.

Iowa State Team Defense

The Cyclones’ defense is presently ranked 10th nationally, allowing an average of 62.9 points per contest. So far, the Iowa State defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.6 times per game (470th).

Sooners vs Cyclones Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Oklahoma has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 68 points per game.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Iowa State has an ATS mark of 5-4-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 70 points per game.
  • The Sooners have played well in their last five games as the betting underdog, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.
  • As the betting favorite, the Cyclones have an ATS mark of just 6-3-1 in their last ten games. Iowa State posted a straight up mark of 10-0 in these matchups.

Sooners vs Cyclones Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Cyclones vs. Cyclones game, we suggest taking the Cyclones at -9.5. Even though our predictions have the Cyclones winning 75-69, we see the Sooners as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 137.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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