Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Cyclones? Tip off is at at 1:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 134 points, and the Cyclones are favored to win at home vs. the Tigers.
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS VS IOWA STATE CYCLONES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Grambling State Tigers +25.5
This game will be played at Hilton Coliseum at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Cyclones.
- Even though we have Iowa State winning straight-up, we like Grambling State at +25.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 134 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Does Grambling State Have A Chance at Hilton Coliseum?
Grambling State, who has a 0-2 record, will be playing Iowa State. In their last three games, which includes last year, Grambling State has a road record of 2-1. As Grambling State faces off against Iowa State, their ATS record stands at 0-2. Over their previous ten games, including the previous season, Grambling State has gone 5-3 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Grambling State has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 146 points per game on average. The Tigers’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 79 points per game.
In their latest game, Grambling State offense put up 63 points against Delaware State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.1% and made 4 threes. Kintavious Dozier was the leading scorer for the Tigers, putting up 24 points. In addition, Terrence Lewis contributed 15 points.
At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 136th, allowing 76.5 points per game. Grambling State’s three-point defense is currently 26th in the country at 5.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 47.0% of their shots vs. Grambling State.
Can the Cyclones Lock in a Home Win?
Today, Iowa State will face off against Grambling State in their fourth game of the season. So far, they have a perfect 3-0 record. When looking at their performance as the favorite in their previous three games, Iowa State is 3-0. Prior to today’s game, Iowa State holds a 3-0 ATS record. Taking into account their previous ten games, including those from last season, Iowa State has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Iowa State has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 139.7 points per game on average. The Cyclones have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 76 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
Iowa State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 86 points vs. Idaho State. Overall, they hit 47.7% of their shots from the field and went 20/30 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is Milan Momcilovic, who is averaging 15.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Keshon Gilbert also maintains a PPG average of 15 heading into game.
The Cyclones’ defense is presently ranked 1st nationally, allowing an average of 48.7 points per contest. Iowa State’s three-point defense is currently 54th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 32.8% of their shots vs. Iowa State.