Iowa State at Oklahoma 3/10/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Oklahoma Sooners (14-9) vs Iowa State Cyclones (2-21)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:30 pm (T-Mobile Center)
Betting Odds: Oklahoma Sooners -12 -- Over/Under: 138.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Iowa State faces Oklahoma on Wednesday, March 10th at T-Mobil Center for an NCAA basketball Big 12 Conference Tournament matchup.
Iowa State ended its regular season with a 61-56 loss to Kansas State on the road on March 6th. With that loss, Iowa State was officially winless in Big 12 regular season play with an 0-18 record. Overall this season, Iowa State is 2-21, with two wins over SWAC teams (arguably the worst conference in all of division one basketball). Iowa State is also 8-14-1 against the spread this season, as the Cyclones have been a poor cover team as well. Iowa State's leading scorer so far this season has been G Rasir Bolton, who has scored 15.4 points per game for the Cyclones. Iowa State as a team has scored 65.3 points per game and has shot the ball at a 41.8% clip from the field. Iowa State has also allowed 76.6 points per game to its opponents as well.
Oklahoma ended its regular season with a 69-65 loss to Texas at home on March 4th. Oklahoma struggled badly to end the regular season, losing four straight games including a bad road loss to Kansas State on February 23rd. Oklahoma is still ranked 25th in the nation but now has to play in the first round of the Big 12 tournament due to its recent losing streak. Oklahoma is also 12-11 against the spread this season. Oklahoma's leading scorer so far this season has been G Austin Reaves, who has scored 17.5 points per game for the Sooners. Oklahoma as a team has scored 75.1 points per game and has shot the ball at a 43.8% clip from the field. Oklahoma has also allowed 69.1 points per game to its opponents as well.
Oklahoma opens as a 12-point favorite and the total is set at 138.5. I do not see Iowa State magnificently winning a conference game all of a sudden, and Oklahoma could use an easy win to get back on track before NCAA Tournament time. This Oklahoma team is also talented enough to make a run in this Conference Tournament as well, and I like the Sooners to win by 15+ here.