Cincinnati vs. Iowa State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

On Tuesday at Fifth Third Arena, the Cincinnati Bearcats (15-8, 4-6 Big 12) will play the No. 10 Iowa State Cyclones (18-5, 7-3 Big 12) — with Viktor Lakhin and Tamin Lipsey among the players to watch — tipping off at 7:00 PM ET. The Bearcats are currently slight 1.5-point favorites against the Cyclones. The over/under is 136 points for the matchup.

Cincinnati vs. Iowa State Betting Lines

Cincinnati vs Iowa State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Cincinnati -1.5 136 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Iowa State (+1.5)
Total Pick Over (136)

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Cincinnati vs. Iowa State Stat Rankings

Cincinnati Avg. (Rank) Iowa State Avg. (Rank)
76.3 (114th) Points Scored 79.0 (62nd)
66.8 (50th) Points Allowed 62.1 (7th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
12.0 (8th) Off. Rebounds 10.0 (70th)
7.2 (206th) 3pt Made 6.7 (250th)
15.2 (68th) Assists 16.9 (23rd)
11.0 (139th) Turnovers 10.6 (109th)

Cincinnati vs. Iowa State Betting Trends

  • The Bearcats have covered the spread 11 times in 23 games.
  • Cincinnati is 7-10 ATS as 1.5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been 11 Bearcats games (out of 23) that went over the total this year.
  • A total of 14 times so far this year, Cincinnati and its opponent have combined to score more than 136 points.
  • Bearcats games have had an average of 143.1 points this season, 7.1 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Iowa State has covered the spread 16 times in 23 games.
  • The Cyclones’ ATS record as 1.5-point underdogs or more is 4-2.
  • Out of 23 Cincinnati’s games so far this season, 11 have gone over the total.
  • There have been 13 Cyclones games this season with more than 136 points scored.
  • The average total for Iowa State’s games is 141.2 points, 5.2 more than this game’s over/under.

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Cincinnati Impact Players

  • Lakhin is tops on the Bearcats at 7.0 rebounds per game, while also averaging 2.0 assists and 11.1 points.
  • Daniel Skillings is tops on the Bearcats with 12.2 points per game and 1.3 assists, while also putting up 6.0 rebounds.
  • John Newman III posts 10.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 51.5% from the floor.
  • Day Day Thomas puts up a team-high 3.2 assists per game. He is also putting up 10.6 points and 2.4 rebounds, shooting 39.5% from the floor.
  • Simas Lukosius averages 9.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 0.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Iowa State Impact Players

  • Lipsey is putting up a team-best 5.6 assists per game. And he is contributing 13.2 points and 5.0 rebounds, making 43.7% of his shots from the floor and 37.8% from 3-point range, with 1.3 triples per game.
  • Keshon Gilbert paces the Cyclones in scoring (13.9 points per game), and averages 4.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists. He also puts up 1.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • The Cyclones get 12.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Milan Momcilovic.
  • Curtis Jones gives the Cyclones 9.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. He also delivers 1.8 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Tre King is posting a team-best 5.2 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 9.7 points and 0.8 assists, making 51.2% of his shots from the field.

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