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Iowa State vs Washington State Prediction 3-23-24 College Basketball Picks

Washington State Cougars (25-9) vs. Iowa State Cyclones (28-7)
March 23, 2024 6:10 pm EDT
The Line: Iowa State Cyclones -8; Over/Under: 129
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In this article, we will formulate a Washington State vs Iowa State betting prediction for this college basketball showdown on Saturday, March 23rd at the CenturyLink Center. We will take a look at: 

-The Washington State Cougars recent form and recent player performance

-The Iowa State Cyclones recent form and recent player performance

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between Washington State and Iowa State. 

Washington State Battled in First Game

It was quite the battle in the first game against Drake, but they were able to pull out the 66-61 victory late. Washington State only shot 38.2 percent from the field but they shot 50 percent from deep. Isaac Jones was the top player putting up 20 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists. Washington State is averaging 74.1 points while their defense is giving up 66.7 points per game. Isaac Jones has been the top player averaging 15.5 points while shooting 57.8 percent from the field. Jones is going to need to have a big game here to really put the pressure on. 

Iowa State Offense Impressed in First Game

Iowa State faced off against South Dakota State in the last game and the offense sure looked good. The offense scored 82 points and that was enough for the victory. The Cyclones used a balanced attack and there were five different players that finished with at least 10 points and they are going to need a balanced attack again here. Milan Momcilovic had a strong game putting up 19 points, five rebounds, and two assists. Iowa State is averaging 75.7 points while their defense is giving up 61.4 points per game. 

Washington State vs Iowa State Betting Prediction 

Iowa State’s offense was good in the first game but they are going to try and slow dow nthe pace a little more in this game. Iowa State overall is averaging 75.7 points per game but they really focus on the defense. Washington State is averaging only 66.7 points per game and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. This game is going to be lower scoring and the under is going to cash.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Under

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Shane Mickle

Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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