Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats 2-18-23 NCAA Basketball Picks, Tips and Odds

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats 2/18/23 – Bramlage Coliseum will host the Iowa State Cyclones vs. Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday. Iowa State defeated Texas Christian on Wednesday. The Cyclones are now 2-3 in straight-up over their last five games and 8-5 in Big 12 Conference competition. Oklahoma defeated Kansas State on Tuesday. The Wildcats are currently 1-4 in straight-up play in their last five games and 7-6 in Big 12 play. The Kansas State are favored to win this game as per the best NCAAB betting predictions this saturday.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats

Date & Time: Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET

Location: Fred Bramlage Coliseum

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats Betting Odds

Iowa State

Moneyline: +137

Spread: +3 (-105) 

Total: 134 over (-105) 

Kansas State

Moneyline: -147

Spread: -3 (-105)

Total: 134 under (-105)

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats Analysis

Iowa State Cyclones has won two of its last four games, winning crucial wins over Kansas State and TCU. The Cyclones are just one game away from first place in the Big 12. Two of the three teams, Texas and Baylor, are tied for first place in the Big 12. In its win over the Horned Frogs, Iowa State never trailed. Halftime led Iowa State by 11, and it held onto the lead after the break. It shot 49.0 percent from floor and went 15-17 at the free throw line. Aljaz Kunc, a senior forward at ISU, led the way with 22 points. He also had five boards. Iowa State is 74th in schedule adjusted offensive efficiency and 111th effective field goal percentage (51.8%). ISU ranks 8th in adjusted defensive efficiency, and 85th in assist per-turnover ratio.

Kansas State Wildcats has lost two of its last three games and five of seven of its last seven. This includes the matchup against Iowa State. With five regular season games remaining, the Wildcats are currently two games behind first in conference standings. Kansas State was defeated by Oklahoma 14 points on Tuesday. At halftime, the teams were tied, but the Sooners won the second half by scoring 43 points more than the Wildcats. OU shot 51% from the floor, while KSU was held to 43.1 percent. KSU also managed 20 percent long-distance. The ball was turned over 14 times by Kansas State. Kansas State is 52nd in schedule-adjusted offensive efficiency and 154th effective field goal percentage (51.1%). KSU ranks 23rd in adjusted defensive effectiveness and 74th for assist-per-turnover.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats Against the Spread

Iowa State are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State’s last 6 games. Iowa State are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games. Iowa State are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Kansas State. Iowa State are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Kansas State. Iowa State are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Kansas State are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State’s last 6 games. Kansas State are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas State’s last 6 games against Iowa State. Kansas State are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games at home. Kansas State are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Iowa State.

Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats Free Pick

KSU is playing better than ever and will be making a statement against an ISU ranked team at the crucial point of this season. Although they didn’t win the matchup straight up, the Wildcats did cover the Cyclones in their first matchup. They will win at home with an offensive performance according to NCAAB betting trends. This team is solid and delivers the blow for Iowa State’s conference championship hopes.

Free Pick: Kansas State Wildcats -3 (-105)