Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Monday February 9, 2015. At 9:00 PM EST on the ESPN Television Network.
The (17-5) and fourteenth-ranked Iowa State Cyclones of the Big-Twelve Conference makes the trip from the Hawkeye State to Tornado Alley. Iowa State will play the (16-7) and twenty-fifth ranked Oklahoma Sooners in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at The Lloyd Noble Center on campus in Norman, Oklahoma. This Sports Handicapper believes the Iowa State Cyclones have the talent to make a run in the 2015 NCAA March Madness Tournament. Oklahoma will get in the field of sixty-four but need to get better in the paint. The betting line has Iowa State as a six-point road underdog Against The Spread, the betting odds total is not available for Monday’s game.
The 2015 Iowa State Cyclones beat Texas Tech badly on Saturday February 7th, 75-38. Iowa State has won three of their last four straight up. The Iowa State win on Saturday is revenge for a loss in Lubbock, Texas earlier this season. Iowa State is 7-3 in Big-12 Conference play, one game behind first-place Kansas. Junior Forward and Marquette transfer Jameel McKay led the Cyclones with seventeen points on 7 for seven shooting. Iowa State averages eighty-points per game that is first in the Conference and twelfth in the nation. The betting over the total is 35-16 Iowa State last fifty-one against the Big-Twelve. The betting odds over the total are 9-3 the last twelve meetings between the teams. The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-2 their last four Free NCAA Basketball Point Spread Betting Predictions away from home, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total once. Iowa State plays down to the opposition on the road. Head Coach Fred Hoiberg has to get his team to focus in the hostile environment at “OU”. The key to a Cyclones win is for their best player Georges Niang to bring the Oklahoma defenders outside with his great ball handling skills.
The 2015 Oklahoma Sooners has won four in a row both straight up and ATS. Oklahoma beat TCU 68-56 on the seventh of this month. Center Ryan Spangler led the Sonner charge with twenty-one points, five rebounds, and four shot blocks. Oklahoma is in third place, a game behind Iowa State in the Big-Twelve standings. Oklahoma ranks third with an average of 72 points per game scoring the basketball. Junior Guard Buddy Hield is the team’s leading scorer at seventeen per contest. Oklahoma is 8-2 Against The number their last ten at the Noble Center. The betting odds over the total are 19-7 Oklahoma last twenty-six on Monday’s. The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-4 Against The Point Spread their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six. The key to an Oklahoma win is to stick with their defensive philosophy. The Sooners have taken off since Head Coach Lon Kruger’s challenge to focus on defense. The Sooners have not allowed opponents sixty or more points in the four-game win streak.
Free Picks: Iowa State+6.