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No. 20 Iowa State Cyclones at Oklahoma Sooners (ESPN2, 9:00 p.m. ET)

Opening Odds: Texas Tech -12 , Total 135

Betting Matchup

Iowa State beat Texas 65-60 on Saturday, but it could not cover as an eight-point home favorite. The Cyclones are 6-3 in the Big 12 both SU and ATS. The total stayed UNDER 139 -points against Texas after going OVER in the previous three games.

This was the first time the Cyclones (17-5 SU, 14-8 ATS) failed to score at least 76 points in their last four starts. Their overall scoring average this season is 79 points behind senior guard Marial Shayok’s 19.2-point scoring average. He was held to 12 points in Saturday’s win. Saturday’s loss to West Virginia was the Sooners’ fourth SU setback in their last six games as part of a 3-6 record in the conference. They are 15-7 SU overall while going a productive 15-5-2 ATS. The total has stayed UNDER or ended as a PUSH in 14 of those 22 games.

Oklahoma has covered in five of eight home games this season. Senior guard Christian James (16.0 points) and sophomore forward Brady Manek (11.4 points) have accounted for the bulk of the scoring as the only two players in double figures.

Betting Trends

-- The Cyclones have a 2-6-1 record ATS in their last nine Monday games and the total has stayed UNDER in nine of their last 12 conference games.

-- The Sooners are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games against a team with a SU winning record with the total staying UNDER in eight of their last 10 home games.

-- Iowa State has an 8-1 edge ATS over the last nine meetings and the total has stayed UNDER in nine of the last 13 games between the two.
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