Baylor vs. Iowa State - 2/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa State Cyclones (18-7) at Baylor Bears (18-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Baylor Bears and the Iowa State Cyclones face off on Tuesday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Baylor Bears are 18-7 this season but they have lost three of their last four games. Baylor is averaging 78.1 points per game and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Taurean Prince leads the Bears averaging 15.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Rico Gathers is averaging 12.4 points and 10.2 rebounds, Al Freeman is averaging 11.7 points, and Johnathan Motley is averaging 10.4 points. Baylor is 13-3 at home and 7-5 in the Big 12.
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The Iowa State Cyclones are 18-7 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Iowa State is averaging 82.3 points per game and they are shooting 50.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Georges Nuang leads the Cyclones averaging 19.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Monte Morris is averaging 15.1 points, Abdel Nader is averaging 12.4 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Jameel McKay is averaging 12.2 points and 9.0 rebounds. Iowa State is 4-4 on the road and 7-5 in the Big 12.
Baylor is 1-5-1 against the spread against the Big 12, 1-6-1 against the spread against the Big 12, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five home games. Iowa State is 6-2 against the spread against the Big 12, 8-3-1 against the spread in their last 12 road games, and 7-3-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. Iowa State is 13-6 against the spread in their last 19 games against Baylor.
This should be a high scoring game and I like the over.