Free CBB Hoops Pick: Cyclones vs Hawkeyes Odds
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(6-2) Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iowa Hawkeyes(4-5)
2016 NCAA Basketball -Rivalry
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Iowa -6
CBB Betting Total: 157
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The Cylclones make the short trip to Iowa City to take on the Hawkeyes in this rivarly match up.
The Cyclones have had a strong start to the season, well the Hawkeyes have really struggled.
Iowa would really like to get a win in this rivalry game as Iowa State has won the last three and 6 of the last 7.
Iowa State Cyclones
The Iowa State Cyclones once again have started off the season strong, and are expected to contender for the Big 12 title.
The Cyclones have only lost two games on the season, to Gonzaga and Cincinnati.
They lost these two games by a combined three points. Besides those two games they have played a pretty easy schedule, but have beat their oppoents by a wide margin.
The Cyclones wins have been by an average of 30.6 points.
The Cyclones have four players averaging over 11 points a game. Senior Monte Morris is averaging 14.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 6.3 assists. So far this season the team has gone as Morris has gone.
The Cyclones have also been playing lock down defense early on this season. They are only giving up 64.1 points per game and opposing teams are only shooting 34.6 percent from the field.
This is the first away game for the Cyclones and the enviroment will be hostile in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Cyclones need to come out firing and get the crowd out of the game early.
The Hawkeyes have played a tough schedule so far but the 4-5 record so far is still disapointing.
The Hawkeyes have not beat a quality team yet, and look to get that win on Thursday.
The Hawkeyes and Cyclones only have one team they both have played, Nebraska Omaha. The Hawkeyes lost by a score of 98-89, well the Cyclones won 91-47. Those two scores show how much work the Hawkeyes have cut out for them on Thursday.
The defensive side of the ball is where the Hawkeyes seem to be having all the problems.
The Hawkeyes are giving up 83.1 points per game. It’s hard to win many games when you are letting teams score that many points on you.
To win this game the Hawkeyes need to make the Cyclones shoot from the outside. If they are able to clog up the middle and make them one demensional they may have a chance to win.
CBB Betting Trends:
- IOWA are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 home games.
- IOWA are 2-14 ATS in their last 16 games overall
- Over is 8-2 in IOWA last 10 vs. Big 12.
- Over is 8-0 in the last 8 meetings.
Free Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes NCAAB Prediction:
Iowa State has so many weapons that the Hawkeyes are going to have to try and match up with.
For a team that already has problems on the defensive end, the Hawkeyes are going to have to play their best game of the year to even stay close.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Iowa State ATS
The Cyclones have too many weapons and are going to get an easy win over their in state rivals.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Iowa State 74 – Iowa 62
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