Iowa State vs Baylor College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21

Iowa State vs Baylor College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21 Photo by Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports

Baylor Bears (8-0) at Iowa State Cyclones (2-4)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm (James H. Hilton Coliseum)

The Line: Iowa State Cyclones +15.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Baylor Bears and Iowa State Cyclones meet Saturday in college basketball action at the James H. Hilton Coliseum.

The Baylor Bears look for another win to build on their 8-0 record. The Baylor Bears are averaging 93.6 points on 51.8 percent shooting and allowing 60.3 points on 41 percent shooting. MaCio Teague is averaging 15.3 points and 5.2 rebounds while Adam Flagler is averaging 15.3 points and 2.8 rebounds. Jared Butler is the third double-digit scorer and Davion Mitchell is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Baylor Bears are shooting 46.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Baylor Bears are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.3 rebounds per game.

The Iowa State Cyclones need a win to rebound from their 2-4 record. The Iowa State Cyclones are averaging 74 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Jalen Coleman-Lands is averaging 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds while Solomon Young is averaging 13 points and 2.5 rebounds. Rasir Bolton is the third double-digit scorer and Javan Johnson is grabbing five rebounds. The Iowa State Cyclones are shooting 29.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Iowa State Cyclones are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.5 rebounds per game.

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The Bears are 40-19-1 ATS in their last 60 road games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Cyclones are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 22-10 in Bears last 32 road games. The over is 6-1 in Cyclones last 7 Saturday games. The home team is 19-9 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

The Iowa State Cyclones aren't the same team they've been in years past, and now this is their toughest test yet. The Baylor Bears have bene a winning and covering machine dating back to last season. Thick line, but you've made a lot of money these last two years just blindly backing Baylor. No reason to back down now.

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Randy’s Pick Baylor Bears -15.5

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