Houston vs Iowa State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament Championship

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Houston vs Iowa State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament Championship

The No. 1 seed Houston Cougars (30-3, 15-3 Big 12) take on the No. 2 Iowa State Cyclones (26-7, 13-5 Big 12) in the championship game of the Big 12 tournament on Saturday at 6:00 PM ET. The winner earns an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Houston vs. Iowa State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arena: T-Mobile Center

Houston vs. Iowa State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Houston win (66.1%)

See the betting insights and trends below before making a wager on Saturday's Houston-Iowa State spread (Houston -5.5) or over/under (123.5 points).

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Houston vs. Iowa State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston has covered 17 times in 33 games with a spread this season.
  • Iowa State has put together a 23-10-0 record against the spread this year.
  • As a 5.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Iowa State is 1-0 against the spread compared to the 15-12 ATS record Houston racks up as a 5.5-point favorite.
  • The Cougars have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered 11 times in 17 opportunities at home, and they've covered two times in 10 opportunities on the road.
  • This season, the Cyclones are 14-4-0 at home against the spread (.778 winning percentage). On the road, they are 7-3-0 ATS (.700).
  • Houston has beaten the spread nine times in 20 conference games.
  • Iowa State's Big 12 record against the spread is 14-6-0.

Houston vs. Iowa State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has been victorious in 27, or 90%, of the 30 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Cougars have not lost in 23 games this year when favored by -250 or better on the moneyline.
  • Iowa State has won four of the eight games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (50%).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +202 or longer, the Cyclones have a record of 2-1 (66.7%).
  • Houston has an implied victory probability of 71.4% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Houston vs. Iowa State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston has a +574 scoring differential, topping opponents by 17.4 points per game. It is putting up 74 points per game to rank 165th in college basketball and is allowing 56.6 per outing to rank first in college basketball.
  • LJ Cryer ranks 221st in college basketball with a team-high 15.6 points per game.
  • Iowa State outscores opponents by 13.9 points per game (posting 75.8 points per game, 110th in college basketball, and conceding 61.9 per outing, fifth in college basketball) and has a +457 scoring differential.
  • Keshon Gilbert is ranked 435th in the nation with a team-high 13.7 points per game.
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by four boards on average. They collect 37.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 65th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 33.8 per outing.
  • J'wan Roberts tops the team with 6.9 rebounds per game (191st in college basketball action).
  • The Cyclones grab 34 rebounds per game (260th in college basketball), compared to the 33.1 of their opponents.
  • Tre King leads the team with 5.1 rebounds per game (561st in college basketball).
  • Houston ranks 82nd in college basketball by averaging 99.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is first in college basketball, allowing 75.8 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Cyclones' 98.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 85th in college basketball, and the 80.8 points they allow per 100 possessions rank second in college basketball.

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