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Iowa State vs. Houston Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 6:00 PM ET (Sat, Mar 16, 2024)

Iowa State battle Houston in NCAA College Basketball action on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Tip-off is set for 6:00 PM ET.

Want betting info or a prediction for this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the right side of the betting action for this match-up.

Iowa State vs. Houston Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Iowa State (Underdog)
Home Team: Houston (Favorite)
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM ET
League: NCAA College Basketball (NCAAB)

Iowa State Moneyline: +190
Houston Moneyline: -220

Iowa State Spread: +5 (-104)
Houston Spread: -5 (-110)

Game Total Points: 121.5 (Over -109 / Under -109)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both Iowa State and Houston, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's break down the away team and +190 betting underdogs, Iowa State.

In their last 10 games, Iowa State has a Straight Up record of 8 wins, 2 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 2 wins in a row. Also in their last 10 games, Iowa State has an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 3 losses, 2 pushes and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 2 wins in a row. The Game Total Points results for Iowa State games has a record of 3 overs, 7 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

OK now let's break down the home team and -220 betting favorites, Houston.

In their last 10 games, Houston has a Straight Up record of 10 wins, 0 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 10 wins in a row. Also in their last 10 games, Houston has an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 4 losses, 1 push and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 3 wins in a row. The Game Total Points results for Houston games has a record of 5 overs, 5 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

If you you would like more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Iowa State vs. Houston Trend Finder directly.

Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of Iowa State vs. Houston NCAAB game, we have Houston beating Iowa State with a simulated final score of: Iowa State [55] - Houston [64]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Iowa State vs. Houston Simulation directly. Also after the Iowa State vs. Houston game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.

What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Iowa State vs. Houston NCAAB match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Houston -220

Free Spread Pick: Houston -5 (-110)

Free Total Pick: Under 121.5 (-109)

We hope our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Iowa State vs. Houston NCAA College Basketball match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Blown away: No. 7 Iowa State blitzes No. 1 Houston in second half, wins Big 12 tourney title 69-41

Sat, Mar 16, 2024

Blown away: No. 7 Iowa State blitzes No. 1 Houston in second half, wins Big 12 tourney title 69-41

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Keshon Gilbert wrapped up a spectacular Big 12 Tournament for Iowa State with 16 points, and the seventh-ranked Cyclones blitzed No. 1 Houston to begin the second half Saturday night, allowing them to roll to a 69-41 win and their sixth championship in six appearances in the title game.

Milan Momcilovic had 18 points and Hason Ward scored 13 for the Cyclones (27-7), who have beaten five different programs to raise the trophy, including Oklahoma, which at the time was led by current Cougars coach Kelvin Sampson.

He probably felt even worse than he did in 2000. Iowa State turned a 30-23 lead at halftime into the kind of blowout Sampson has rarely experienced with an 18-3 run to start the second half. That gave the thousands of Cyclones fans that paint Kansas City red and yellow every March plenty of reasons to stand on their feet and roar their approval.

Doesn't seem to matter who is coaching them, either. T.J. Otzelberger is the fourth to win the tournament for Iowa State.

Jamal Shead had 10 points on 3-for-17 shooting for Houston (30-4), which was outscored 39-18 in the second half. L.J. Cryer was held to seven points and Emanuel Sharp to five as the Cougars shot 4 of 22 from the 3-point arc and 15 of 56 from the field.

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Iowa State built its halftime lead by playing the role of Houston better than Houston.

The preternaturally poised Cyclones never wavered when they fell into an early hole. They exhibited some exquisite interior ball movement for easy layups when the Cougars' guards tried to lock down the perimeter. And when they got those buckets to go, it freed up Momcilovic and and the rest of the Iowa State sharpshooters to begin draining 3-pointers.

On the other end, the Cyclones forced Shead into off-balance runners and long 3s at the end of the shot clock; the Big 12 player of the year - and defensive player of the year - was 2 for 11 in the first half, and it didn't get any better in the second.

Cougars big man J'Wan Roberts was largely ineffective, too, after hurting his right leg and playing sparingly in their semifinal rout of Texas Tech. He started the game and played 13 first-half minutes before sitting out the second half.

He probably wouldn't have made a difference the way the Cyclones were rolling. They scored the first 10 points as part of their run to start the second half, and Momcilovic's 3 from in front of his bench pushed their lead to 48-23 with 12:40 to go.

Resorting to desperation shots, the Cougars went 9 1/2 minutes without a field goal as the game got away from them.


Iowa State will likely be a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and could get a favorable landing spot in Omaha, Nebraska, for the opening weekend. It is only about a 2 1/2-hour drive from its campus in Ames, Iowa.

Houston almost certainly had locked up a No. 1 seed for the NCAA tourney. The question now is whether the selection committee would put the Cougars in the same region as Iowa State to set up a potential rematch.


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