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Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys 3/11/2020 Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

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Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys 3/11/2020 Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys 3/11/2020 – The Iowa State Cyclones and Oklahoma State Cowboys are kicking things off in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament and the winner of this match will earn the right to battle the top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks in the quarter-finals. This matchup is going to happen this Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. ESPN3 will be the official broadcast partner for this game while SofaScore will be featuring the match live through online live streaming. According to NCAA Basketball Games Today Odds, it will be the Cowboys that will be advancing to the next round.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys 3/11/2020

When: Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: ESPN3
Stream: Sofascore

Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys 3/11/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Iowa State Cyclones +4.5 (-105) 144 o (-110) +235
Oklahoma State Cowboys -4.5 (-115) 144 u (-110) -275
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Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State Cyclones finished second to the last in the Big 12 Conference with a record of 5-13. Overall this team finished with 12-19 in the NCAA season. They are going to ride on the hands of Bolton to carry them in this game as he has been the team’s best scorer with 14.7 points a night along with 3.4 points, 2.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game. Young is also a player to watch as he had a few games where he took over in the season. He has been inconsistent and only averages 10.1 points and 4 rebounds per game. Nixon is also a player to watch with 9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals. 

Players to watch: R. Bolton G (30 GP 30.8 MIN 14.7 PTS 3.4 REB 2.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.8 TO 40.4 FG% 84.8 FT% 33.6 3PT%), S. Young F (31 GP 20.8 MIN 10.1 PTS 4 REB 0.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.1 TO 54.3 FG% 78.5 FT% 25 3PT%), P. Nixon G (31 GP 29.3 MIN 9 PTS 3.3 REB 2.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 34.5 FG% 67.9 FT% 25.7 3PT%).

Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Oklahoma State Cowboys have finished fourth place in the Big 12 Conference standings with a record of 7-11 while their overall NCAA record stands at 17-14. McGriff has been the best player in the team and he plays inside and out doing 12.2 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game while Waters does 10.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals. Likekele does 10.5 points 5.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists per night. This team has a deeper bench as compared to the Cyclones and they will be playing a big part in this game. 

Players to watch: C. McGriff F (31 GP 29.9 MIN 12.2 PTS 6.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 45.2 FG% 82.9 FT% 31.8 3PT%), L. Waters III G (30 GP 31.5 MIN 10.7 PTS 4.3 REB 2.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 38.6 FG% 81.6 FT% 31.4 3PT%), I. Likekele G (27 GP 32.1 MIN 10.5 PTS 5.6 REB 4.4 AST 1.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 44.8 FG% 66.4 FT% 21.4 3PT%).

Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Predictions

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Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State is 3-8-1 ATS in its last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa State’s last 8 games.
Cyclones are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Iowa State is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games against Oklahoma State.
Cyclones are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games against Oklahoma State.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games.
Cowboys are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State’s last 5 games against Iowa State.
Oklahoma State is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season.
Cowboys are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Picks

These are two of the bottom-dwelling teams of the deep Big 12 Conference and with the better record, the Cowboys are seen by Sports Betting to score a date against the Jayhawks in the next round. 

Moneyline: +235 is the given ML for the Cyclones in this game while the Cowboys are favored and handed -275.

Spread:  It is 4.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Cyclones sitting at +4.5 while the Cowboys are at -4.5.

Total: 144 points is the estimated total for both teams to reach with the Cyclones expected to go over while the Cowboys are under. 

Score Prediction: 75-70, Cowboys win.