Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones 01/02/2021 – An unbalanced Big 12 Conference play is all set to take place between Baylor Bears and Iowa State Cyclones from James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Baylor Bears have already proved to be a threat in the Big 12 play without a single loss on the season. The Bears will enter this game with a hot eight-game winning streak. As for the Cyclones, they seem to be struggling to make ends meet. Iowa State broke their four-game losing streak after their last victory against Jackson State. The college basketball best bets for today are up and running as both teams battle in this anticipated conference game.
Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones 01/02/2021
|When:||Saturday, January 2, 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||James H. Hilton Coliseum|
𝗜𝗼𝘄𝗮 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘃𝘀. 𝗡𝗼. 𝟮 𝗕𝗮𝘆𝗹𝗼𝗿#Cyclones | 🌪️ pic.twitter.com/tWhPKaDwe1
— Iowa State Men’s Basketball (@CycloneMBB) January 1, 2021
Baylor Bears won their single conference game and are 8-0 with their overall play. The Bears have an easy opportunity to extend their winning streak as the Cyclones seem no match with their weak defense. In their last game, the Bears scored 105 and gave up just 76 to Alcorn State. Baylor holds the second rank in the nation and taking out the Cyclones will not be a major task. MaCio Teague is the leader in scoring with an average of 16 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Tchamwa Tchatchoua is the leader with close to eight boards per game.
Players to watch: M. Teague G (GP 8 MIN 28.6 PTS 16.3 REB 4.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 1.1 FG% 51.1 FT% 88.9), J. Butler G (GP 8 MIN 25.5 PTS 15.4 REB 3.1 AST 5.9 STL 1.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2 FG% 50.5 FT% 76.5), A. Flagler G (GP 6 MIN 23.7 PTS 12.7 REB 2.3 AST 2.5 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1 FG% 52.9 FT% 87.5).
Iowa State Cyclones
Iowa State Cyclones dropped four of their two overall games and are 0-2 in the Big 12 play. The Cyclones are certainly a struggling team and their odds have not been in their favor. In their last game, the Cyclones defeated Jackson State Tigers with a final score of 60-45. The leading scorer for Iowa with an average of close to 16 points and 5.5 assists is Rasir Bolton. When it comes to rebounds, Solomon Young is the leader with 5.3 boards per game. Iowa will need more support with their scoring offense if they need to win against Baylor.
Players to watch: R. Bolton G (GP 6 MIN 36.8 PTS 15.7 REB 5.2 AST 5.5 STL 1.8 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 FG% 53.6 FT% 76.5), J. Coleman-Lands G (GP 6 MIN 32 PTS 13.5 REB 4.8 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 3.2 FG% 48.4 FT% 100), S. Young F (GP 6 MIN 27.8 PTS 10.8 REB 5.3 AST 0.5 STL 1.2 BLK 1.2 TO 1.2 FG% 56.9 FT% 87.5).
Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones Betting Predictions
Baylor is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baylor’s last 12 games.
Baylor is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
Baylor is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Iowa State.
Bears are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Iowa State.
Iowa State Cyclones
Iowa State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State’s last 6 games.
Iowa State is 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Iowa State’s last 20 games against Baylor.
Iowa State is 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones Betting Picks
The college basketball betting picks are in favor of the Bears to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The Baylor Bears have a strong and powerful offense that will outscore the Cyclones in the first quarter alone.
Moneyline: A favorable Moneyline of -1500 is set for Baylor and +1000 is set for Iowa.
Spread: The spread for the Bears is -15.5 (-110) and the spread for the Cyclones is +15.5 (-110).
Totals: 148.5 (-110) will go over for Baylor and the same will go under for Iowa.
Score Prediction: 88-61, Baylor Bears win.