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

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

The No. 3 seed Baylor Bears (23-9, 11-7 Big 12) will square off in the Big 12 tournament against the No. 2 seed Iowa State Cyclones (25-7, 13-5 Big 12) on Friday at T-Mobile Center, tipping off at 9:30 PM ET.

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

Iowa State vs. Baylor Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arena: T-Mobile Center

Iowa State vs. Baylor Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Iowa State win (53.9%)

Before you wager on Friday's Iowa State-Baylor spread (Iowa State -1.5) or over/under (134.5 points), read the betting trends and insights below.

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Iowa State vs. Baylor: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Iowa State has covered 22 times in 32 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Baylor has compiled an 18-13-0 record against the spread this season.
  • As a 1.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Baylor is 3-6 against the spread compared to the 16-8 ATS record Iowa State puts up as a 1.5-point favorite.
  • The Cyclones have done a better job covering the spread when playing at home (14-4-0) than they have in road affairs (7-3-0).
  • The Bears' winning percentage against the spread at home is .688 (11-5-0). On the road, it is .444 (4-5-0).
  • Iowa State has 13 wins against the spread in 19 conference games this season.
  • Baylor's Big 12 record against the spread is 10-9-0.

Iowa State vs. Baylor: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Iowa State has won in 19, or 86.4%, of the 22 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Cyclones have been victorious 19 times in 22 chances when named as a favorite of at least -118 or better on the moneyline.
  • Baylor has won three of the 10 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (30%).
  • The Bears have a 5-6 record (winning 45.5% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of -102 or longer.
  • Iowa State has an implied victory probability of 54.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Iowa State vs. Baylor Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Iowa State outscores opponents by 13.9 points per game (scoring 75.8 per game to rank 112th in college basketball while giving up 61.9 per contest to rank fifth in college basketball) and has a +443 scoring differential overall.
  • Keshon Gilbert paces Iowa State, averaging 13.5 points per game (458th in the nation).
  • Baylor outscores opponents by 10.0 points per game (posting 81.1 points per game, 26th in college basketball, and conceding 71.1 per outing, 149th in college basketball) and has a +322 scoring differential.
  • Ja'Kobe Walter paces Baylor, recording 14.6 points per game (320th in college basketball).
  • The 34.2 rebounds per game the Cyclones average rank 250th in the country, and are 1.4 more than the 32.8 their opponents record per outing.
  • Tre King is 538th in college basketball action with 5.2 rebounds per game to lead the Cyclones.
  • The Bears win the rebound battle by an average of 5.7 boards. They are grabbing 35.0 rebounds per game (191st in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 29.3.
  • Jalen Bridges' 5.5 rebounds per game lead the Bears and rank 458th in college basketball.
  • Iowa State averages 98.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (86th in college basketball), and allows 80.7 points per 100 possessions (second in college basketball).
  • The Bears rank 11th in college basketball with 106.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 183rd defensively with 92.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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