Iowa State vs. Lamar - 12/2/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Lamar Cardinals (2-4) at Iowa State Cyclones (3-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 8:00 pm (Hilton Coliseum)
The Line: Iowa State Cyclones -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Lamar Cardinals and Iowa State Cyclones play Tuesday night at the Hilton Coliseum.
The Lamar Cardinals have lost three of their last four games and play already their sixth true road game. On the season, Lamar is averaging 60.6 points on 42.7 percent shooting and is allowing 74.4 points on 50.8 percent shooting. Tyran de Lattibeaudiere leads Lamar with 13.2 points and 6.8 rebounds while Anthony Holliday is averaging nine points on 42.9 percent shooting. Zjori Bosha is shooting 32.3 percent from three and Donovan Ross is shooting 48 percent from the field. The Lamar Cardinals are a poor shooting team across the board, which includes 58 percent shooting from the free throw line and 26.7 percent shooting from beyond the arc. Lamar is also averaging just 30 rebounds per game and has already allowed 80-plus points twice this season.
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The Iowa State Cyclones have had a full week to forget about their loss to Maryland. On the season, Iowa State is averaging 80.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting and is allowing 71.5 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Georges Niang leads Iowa State with 19.5 points and 7.8 rebounds while Bryce Dejean-Jones is averaging 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds. Naz Long is shooting 44.7 percent from the field and Monte Morris is averaging 6.5 assists per game. The Iowa State Cyclones once again rely on their offense that’s shooting 33 percent from downtown and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. Iowa State has five players averaging double-digit points and has won seven straight regular season games when scoring 70-plus points.
The Cardinals are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. loss. The Cyclones are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss.
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