Iowa State vs. Kansas State - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (15-13) at Iowa State Cyclones (19-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Hilton Coliseum)
The Line: Iowa State Cyclones -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats and Iowa State Cyclones meet Saturday at the Hilton Coliseum.
The Kansas State Wildcats could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 70.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Justin Edwards is averaging 12.3 points and 5.8 rebounds while Wesley Iwundu is averaging 12 points and 3.6 assists. Dean Wade is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Barry Brown is dishing 1.5 assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 29.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats have lost 14 of their last 16 road games.
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The Iowa State Cyclones look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Iowa State Cyclones are averaging 83.1 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Georges Niang is averaging 19.5 points and 6.2 rebounds while Monte Morris is averaging 14.8 points and 7.2 assists. Abdel Nader is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Matt Thomas is dishing 1.6 assists. The Iowa State Cyclones are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Cyclones are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Iowa State Cyclones have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Wildcats are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cyclones are 17-7 ATS in their last 24 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wildcats are 2-6-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Iowa State and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Kansas State is awful on the road and Iowa State is one of the toughest home teams in the country. Add in the fact the Cyclones beat the hell out of KSU already this season, you have to like ISU by double digits again.