Tennessee vs. Iowa State Prediction
Will Iowa State take down Tennessee on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. ET when the non-conference rivals meet in Ames?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Tennessee. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Volunteers are 3-point road favorites to beat the Cyclones, who opened as 4-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 145.5 but was bet up a full point to 146.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Iowa State. As of Saturday morning, 56% of the betting tickets wagered online were on the Cyclones to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 59% of the betting tickets were also on the over.
Who We Like: Iowa State. In their last 11 games played on Saturday the Cyclones have covered the spread nine times. In their last five non-conference games, they're also 3-1-1 against the spread and in their last 17 home games, Iowa State is 11-5-1 at the betting window. Meanwhile, the Volunteers are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games when facing Big 12 competition.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: IOWA STATE CYCLONES +3