|Game||Iowa State Cyclones vs Seton Hall Pirates|
|Date & Time||Sunday December 8, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Hilton Coliseum Ames, IA
ISU -1 O/U 152
The Seton Hall Pirates are set to visit Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa for a non-conference clash against the Iowa State Cyclones. The Seton Hall Pirates come into this matchup with a 6-2 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent game against the Iowa State Cyclones, 84-76. Leading the way for the Seton Hall Pirates was senior guard Myles Powell as he recorded 24 points and 4 rebounds. Junior forward Sandro Mamukelashvili had a productive outing for the Pirates as he pitched in 18 points and 6 rebounds.
The Seton Hall Pirates had a good shooting game against the Iowa State Cyclones as they connected on 34 of their 63 field goal attempts (54%), and they were solid from behind the three-point line (40%). The Seton Hall Pirates lost the turnover battle against the Iowa State Cyclones (17-14), but they edged out the Cyclones in the rebounding department (40-29).
The Iowa State Cyclones come into this matchup with a 5-3 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the UMKC Kangaroos, 79-61. Leading the way for the Iowa State Cyclones was sophomore guard Tyrese Haliburton as he recorded 19 points, 7 assists, and 6 rebounds. Senior forward Michael Jacobson had a productive outing for the Cyclones as he pitched in 19 points and 5 rebounds.
The Iowa State Cyclones had a good shooting game against the UMKC Kangaroos as they connected on 26 of their 52 field goal attempts (50%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (23.8%). The Iowa State Cyclones won the turnover battle against the UMKC Kangaroos (17-15), and they edged out the Kangaroos in the rebounding department (36-25).
Recent Betting Trends
Pirates are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
Over is 7-1 in Pirates last 8 Sunday games.
Cyclones are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win.
Over is 4-0 in Cyclones last 4 home games.
These two teams met in the Bahamas with Seton Hall claiming an 8-point victory, and I think they will be able to resemble that success once again even with them being on the road. The Pirates have one of the most talented guards in the country with Myles Powell as they senior guard is averaging 23.4 PPG, but they have been one of the top-scoring teams in the country as they are averaging 82 PPG. While Iowa State has been just as equally impressive in scoring the basketball, they are significantly worse on the defensive side of the court as they rank 234th in points allowed. Myles Powell is a difference-maker for Seton Hall, and I believe he will make enough plays to win this game. Final Score Prediction, Seton Hall Pirates win and cover ATS 77-72.