Wednesday college basketball odds: No. 13 Oklahoma State at Iowa State

It’s a huge game on Wednesday night for Iowa State as the Cyclones are squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble. They would likely clinch a bid with a win over Oklahoma State. ISU opened as a 1.5-point favorite on Check our current lines.

The Cowboys are still hoping to share the Big 12 title. They have won three straight and 10 off 11. OSU enters off a 78-65 win over Texas on Saturday. Markel Brown scored 18 points and Le’Bryan Nash added 16. Oklahoma State (22-6, 12-4 Big 12) scored the final eight points of the first half and start an 18-2 run that carried beyond halftime. By the time it was over, the Cowboys were firmly in front at 47-33. In the first 16 minutes, OSU freshman star Marcus Smart didn’t score and committed all five of his turnovers. He played a clean game after that, ending up with 11 points, four steals and three assists.

Iowa State has lost two straight. The Cyclones were beaten 86-69 at Oklahoma on Saturday. OU sank 34 of 34 free-throw attempts, tying an NCAA mark for most made at the foul line without a miss. Only two other times in NCAA Division I history has a team attempted at least 34 free throws without a miss. UC Irvine achieved the feat against Pacific on Feb. 21, 1981 and Samford duplicated the effort against Central Florida on Dec. 20, 1990. Tyrus McGee led Iowa State (19-10, 9-7) with 22 points. Babu Palo added 12 points and Melvin Ejim and Georges Niang scored 10 each for the Cyclones. Iowa State is the nation’s leader in 3-pointers per game (9.9) and total 3-pointers made (288). ISU has made 10 or more 3-pointers in eight-straight games, averaging 12.3 treys and shooting 40.0 pct. (98-245 3FG) in that span.

It’s Senior Night at ISU. ISU has won 10 of its last 14 Senior Day games. ISU is 31-3 in Hilton Coliseum during the two-year run of this senior class. Oklahoma State leads the all-time series vs. Iowa State at 63-53. ISU leads the series in games played in Ames at 34-14. OSU won the first game this season in Stillwater on a Marcus Smart shot at the buzzer, 78-76. ISU led by four points with under two minutes remaining and held a lead in the final minute. Chris Babb had 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range. trends: Cowboys are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games. Cowboys are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. Cowboys are 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings. Favorite is 8-2-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings. Over is 11-5-1 in the last 17 meetings. Road team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.


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