Iowa State vs Iowa 12/6/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iowa Hawkeyes
NCAAB: 8:00 PM EST
Dec. 06, 2018
Latest Odds : IOWA -1 Total 152
The Iowa State Cyclones visit Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa on Thursday to play cross-state rivals the Iowa Hawkeyes. Iowa State improved to 7-1 on the season with an 81-59 win over North Dakota State. Marial Shayok led the Cyclones with 20 points, while Michael Jacobson scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.
Iowa fell to 6-2 on the season following a 90-68 loss to Michigan State. The Hawkeyes trailed by ten at the half and that was extended to 22 by the end of the game. Iowa did lead for most of the first half but a last surge by the Spartans gave Michigan State its 10-point halftime lead. Iowa then opened the second half missing 19 of its first 20 shots. Tyler Cook led Iowa in the loss with 15 points.
Marial Shayok leads Iowa State in scoring with an average of 19.4 points per game. Michael Jacobson is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 16.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Nick Babb leads Iowa State in assists with an average of 4.5 per game. Iowa State is shooting 46.8% from the field and 33.2% from 3-point territory.
Tyler Cook leads Iowa in scoring and rebounding with averages of 15.4 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Luka Garza is the second leading scorer with an average of 13.0 points per game. Connor McCaffery leads the Hawkeyes in assists with an average of 3.4 per game. Iowa is shooting 43.8% from the field and 31.9% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Iowa State is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Cyclones last 5
Iowa is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 at home
The OVER has cashed in 13 of the Hawkeyes last 18 at home
Free Betting Pick: Iowa State Cyclones +1
Iowa has struggled shooting hitting just 43% of its field goals. In the loss to Michigan State the Hawkeyes missed 19 of the first 20 field goals taken in the second half. The visiting team (Cyclones) in this matchup has covered 3 of the last 4. Final Score Prediction, Iowa State wins and covers ATS 74-72.