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Iowa State vs West Virginia Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

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Iowa State vs West Virginia Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

The West Virginia Mountaineers (9-17, 4-9 Big 12) will look to break an eight-game road losing streak when they square off against the Iowa State Cyclones (20-6, 9-4 Big 12) on February 24, 2024 at James H. Hilton Coliseum.

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

Iowa State vs. West Virginia Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Ames, Iowa
  • Arena: James H. Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. West Virginia Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Iowa State win (97.4%)

Iowa State is a 17.5-point favorite over West Virginia on Saturday and the over/under has been set at 143.5 points. Here's some betting trends and insights if you plan to place a wager on the game.

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Iowa State vs. West Virginia: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Iowa State has covered 19 times in 26 matchups with a spread this season.
  • West Virginia has put together a 10-16-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Iowa State covers the spread when it is a 17.5-point favorite or more 87.5% of the time. That's more often than West Virginia covers as an underdog of 17.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Cyclones have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered 13 times in 15 opportunities at home, and they've covered six times in eight opportunities in road games.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Mountaineers have a better winning percentage at home (.500, 8-8-0 record) than on the road (.000, 0-6-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference play, Iowa State is 10-3-0 this season.
  • West Virginia has four wins against the spread in 13 Big 12 games this year.

Iowa State vs. West Virginia: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Iowa State has come away with 14 wins in the 16 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Cyclones have yet to lose in six games when named as moneyline favorite of -3500 or better.
  • West Virginia is 4-11 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 26.7% of those games).
  • The Mountaineers have played as a moneyline underdog of +1280 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Iowa State has a 97.2% chance of pulling out a win.

Iowa State vs. West Virginia Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Iowa State outscores opponents by 15.3 points per game (scoring 78.2 per game to rank 69th in college basketball while allowing 62.9 per contest to rank seventh in college basketball) and has a +398 scoring differential overall.
  • Keshon Gilbert's 14.3 points per game lead Iowa State and rank 357th in college basketball.
  • West Virginia has been outscored by 5.7 points per game (posting 68.8 points per game, 303rd in college basketball, while conceding 74.5 per outing, 264th in college basketball) and has a -150 scoring differential.
  • Quinn Slazinski's 12.9 points per game leads West Virginia and ranks 534th in the nation.
  • The 34.8 rebounds per game the Cyclones average rank 222nd in college basketball, and are 2.5 more than the 32.3 their opponents collect per outing.
  • Tre King leads the team with 5.1 rebounds per game (553rd in college basketball action).
  • The 34.5 rebounds per game the Mountaineers accumulate rank 247th in the country, 1.5 fewer than the 36 their opponents record.
  • Slazinski averages 4.2 rebounds per game (938th in college basketball) to lead the Mountaineers.
  • Iowa State averages 101.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (50th in college basketball), and allows 81.4 points per 100 possessions (fourth in college basketball).
  • The Mountaineers' 89.2 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 306th in college basketball, and the 96.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 292nd in college basketball.

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