The Iowa Hawkeyes have managed to pick up the ATS victory in each of their last two games against the rival Iowa State Cyclones as those schools meet on the hardwood in their annual matchup on Friday night.
Iowa State topped Iowa 85-82 but failed to cover the 4.5-point spread at the sportsbooks last season, putting them at 6-4 SU and 5-5 ATS in the last 10 games between the two teams. The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in each of their last six matchups.
Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Iowa sat as -5.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook [custom:bol-link
Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Iowa State Cyclones will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Friday; they are 3-3 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Iowa Hawkeyes are 6-4 ATS. Iowa State Cyclones are 2-3 on betting the total; Iowa Hawkeyes are 0-6.
The Hawkeyes – Cyclones odds would favor the Cyclones if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Iowa is rated No. 56 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Iowa State is at No. 25.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cyclones grabbed a 73-56 win over the Kangaroos on Tuesday, behind a 22-point effort from Bryce Dejean-Jones at Hilton Coliseum.
The battle between the Hawkeyes and Braves didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alcorn State was handed a 67-44 defeat on Tuesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Odds Trends
Iowa State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Iowa State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Iowa State is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa State’s last 8 games on the road
Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Iowa is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Iowa State
Iowa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Iowa State
Next Betting Matchups
Iowa State home to Southern, Sunday, December 14th
Iowa at Northern Iowa, Saturday, December 20th