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Iowa State vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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Iowa State vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

Big 12 play on Saturday will see the the No. 8 Iowa State Cyclones (22-6, 11-4 Big 12) visit the UCF Knights (15-12, 6-9 Big 12) at Addition Financial Arena, tipping off at 4:00 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. UCF Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Addition Financial Arena

Iowa State vs. UCF Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Iowa State win (55%)

Before making a bet on Saturday's Iowa State-UCF spread (Iowa State -3.5) or total (134.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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Iowa State vs. UCF: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Iowa State has compiled a 20-8-0 record against the spread this season.
  • UCF has won 16 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 11 times.
  • When the spread is set as 3.5 or more this season, Iowa State (14-5) covers a higher percentage of those games when it is the favorite (73.7%) than UCF (6-4) does as the underdog (60%).
  • When playing at home, the Cyclones have a better record against the spread (14-3-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (6-2-0).
  • Against the spread, the Knights have been better at home (11-5-0) than on the road (5-4-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference games, Iowa State is 11-4-0 this year.
  • UCF has 10 wins against the spread in 15 Big 12 games this year.

Iowa State vs. UCF: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Iowa State has come away with 16 wins in the 18 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Cyclones have a win-loss record of 16-1 when favored by -170 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • UCF has won 38.5% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (5-8).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +140 or longer, the Knights have a 3-7 record (winning just 30% of their games).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Iowa State has a 63% chance of walking away with the win.

Iowa State vs. UCF Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Iowa State is outscoring opponents by 14.9 points per game with a +418 scoring differential overall. It puts up 77.2 points per game (78th in college basketball) and allows 62.3 per outing (seventh in college basketball).
  • Keshon Gilbert leads Iowa State, recording 13.9 points per game (406th in the nation).
  • UCF's +143 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 5.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 72.2 points per game (230th in college basketball) while giving up 66.9 per contest (48th in college basketball).
  • Jaylin Sellers leads UCF, scoring 16.3 points per game (165th in college basketball).
  • The Cyclones prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 2.5 boards. They are pulling down 34.8 rebounds per game (224th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.3 per contest.
  • Tre King's five rebounds per game lead the Cyclones and rank 581st in college basketball play.
  • The Knights win the rebound battle by 3.2 boards on average. They record 38.1 rebounds per game, 60th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 34.9.
  • Ibrahima Diallo averages 5.7 rebounds per game (417th in college basketball) to lead the Knights.
  • Iowa State's 100.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 64th in college basketball, and the 80.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank fourth in college basketball.
  • The Knights rank 252nd in college basketball with 91.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 17th defensively with 85.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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