West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Iowa State Cyclones - 2/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa State Cyclones (19-8) at West Virginia Mountaineers (20-7)
College Basketball: Monday, February 22, 2016 at 9:00 pm (WVU Colliseum)
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers will host the Iowa State Cyclones this Monday.
The West Virginia Mountaineers come into this game with a 20-7 record and are currently 3rd in the Big-12. The Mountaineers have struggled lately losing 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 76-62 loss to Oklahoma. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Mountaineers has been Jaysean Paige who is averaging 13.4 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Devin Williams is second on the team with 13.3 points per game and 8.9 rebounds.
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The Iowa State Cyclones come into this game with a 19-8 record and are currently 5th in the Big-12. The Cyclones are coming off of a 92-83 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Cyclones has been Georges Niang who is averaging 19.7 points per game and 6.3 rebounds. Monte Morris is second on the team with 14.8 points per game and 7.3 assists.
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last 5 Monday games. The Cyclones are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 Monday games. West Virginia Mountaineers are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games following a loss. The Mountaineers are 13-4 against the spread in their last 17 home games.
The West Virginia Mountaineers have been falling lately losing 3 out of their last 4 games. Iowa State has been playing well as of late and have been one of the better teams in the Big-12. The Mountaineers have been struggling and i think if the Cyclones can avoid turnovers they should be able to keep this one close.