Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 2/16/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State (+12)
The Iowa State Cyclones (2-14) go to Gallagher-Iba Arena on Tuesday where they'll meet the Oklahoma State Cowboys (13-6). Iowa State opens this matchup as 12-point underdogs. The total has been set at 144.
Iowa State will enter this matchup with a record of 2-14 on the season. They are turning it over 15.3 times per contest and as a team they commit 18.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Iowa State is snagging 31.1 rebounds per game and has totaled 177 dimes on the season, which is 290th in the country in terms of passing. The Cyclones are hitting 33.1% on three-point attempts (117 of 354) and 76.5% from the free throw line. They average 66.6 pts per contest (287th in Division 1) while shooting 42.7% from the field. On defense, the Cyclones are able to force 13.3 turnovers every game and they draw 14.0 personal fouls. The Cyclones defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.0% (447 of 971) and they surrender 39.5 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 146th in D-1 in giving up assists with 215 conceded for the year. They relinquish 32.3% on 3-point attempts and they rank 317th in college basketball in opponents points per game (77.8).
The Iowa State Cyclones faced the Kansas Jayhawks and went home with a loss by a final score of 64-50 in their last game. Iowa State finished the contest having earned a 37.8% FG percentage (17 out of 45) and converted 4 out of their 11 shots from downtown. From the free throw line, the Cyclones made 12 of 13 shots for a rate of 92.3%. In the matter of getting rebounds, they earned 33 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 7 assists in the game while getting 2 steals and 3 rejections. In the matter of defense, Iowa State let their opponent shoot 37.8% from the floor on 17 out of 45 shooting. Kansas earned 15 dimes and had 10 steals in the matchup. Moreover, the Jayhawks pulled down 32 rebounds (13 offensive, 19 defensive) and had 3 blocked shots. Kansas finished the contest at 75.0% at the charity stripe by making 9 of their 12 attempts. They made 7 of their 23 shots from 3-point land.
Jalen Coleman-Lands is a guy who was a major contributor in this game. He notched 20 points on 6 out of 14 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 34 minutes and pulled down 5 rebounds. Coleman-Lands finished the game shooting 42.9% from the floor but wasn't able to get a dime. Someone else that was a major factor in the matchup for the Cyclones was Rasir Bolton. He collected 2 rebounds and earned 2 dimes. He went 37.5% from the field in this contest by connecting on 3-of-8 (13 points). When the final whistle blew, Bolton played 30 minutes.
Oklahoma State has a record of 13-6 on the season. On the offensive side of the court, the Cowboys are hitting on 45.2% from the floor, which has them ranked 128th in college hoops. Oklahoma State has tallied 1,439 pts so far this season (75.7 per game) and they pull in 39.4 rebounds per contest. They are getting an assist 13.1 times per game (189th in the country) and they turn it over 15.6 times per game. The Cowboys commit 17.2 personal fouls every game and they go 69.9% from the charity stripe. The Cowboys on defense are ranked 208th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 71.3. They surrender 12.4 assists and 36.9 boards every game, which ranks them 132nd and 265th in college hoops. The Oklahoma State defense allows 31.6% on 3-point attempts (141 of 446) and their opponents are making 69.1% of their free throw shots. They have forced 14.6 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.3% from the field (41st in Division 1).
When they last played, the Oklahoma State Cowboys walked away with a victory by a final of 67-60 when they faced the Kansas State Wildcats. The Cowboys collected 27 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards for a total of 33 for this game. They also blocked 6 shots while earning 7 steals in this matchup. The Wildcats earned 11 personal fouls in this contest which took the Cowboys to the free throw line for a total of 9 attempts. They were able to convert 9 of them for a percentage of 100.0%. Concerning shots from beyond the perimeter, Oklahoma State made 10 out of their 28 attempts (35.7%). When the final whistle was blown, the Cowboys ended up shooting 24 out of 59 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.7%. The Cowboys allowed the Wildcats to knock down 24 of their 61 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 39.3% in the game. They finished 26.3% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 5 of 19 and ended up shooting 7 out of 12 from the free throw line (58.3%). With respect to how they rebounded, Oklahoma State permitted Kansas State to get 34 in total (9 offensive).
Cade Cunningham pitched in for the Cowboys in this game. He knocked down 5 out of 13 in this game for a field goal rate of 38.5%, which earned him 15 points. Cunningham grabbed 4 boards in his 32 minutes and had 5 assists in the game. Someone else who came through for Oklahoma State was Rondel Walker. He notched 10 points in 36 minutes on the court via 3 out of 7 from the floor for the contest. Walker ended up shooting 42.9% from the floor while also contributing 2 dimes and 6 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oklahoma State (-12)
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