Oklahoma vs. Iowa State Predictions
Are the Iowa State Cyclones a good underdog bet to cover the spread today against Big 12 rival the Oklahoma Sooners at 2:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Iowa State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Sooners are 2-point road favorites to knock off the Cyclones, who opened as a 4.5-point home dog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 165 after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Oklahoma. As of this writing, 69% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Sooners to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 77% of the money wagered at online sportsbooks is on the over.
Who We Like: The Sooners are just 8-20-1 against the spread in their last 29 games versus the Cyclones and are winless at the betting window in their last four trips to Ames. Oklahoma has failed to cover the spread in its last four games overall, is 1-6 against the number in their last seven conference games and has not covered the spread in five straight road contests either.
Meanwhile, the Cyclones are 5-0-1 at the betting window in their last six home games versus an opponent with a losing road record and have covered in nine of their last 13 games played on Saturday.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: IOWA STATE CYCLONES +5.5