Iowa State vs Oklahoma Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, February 25, 2023

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The Oklahoma Sooners (13-15, 3-12 Big 12) travel to face the Iowa State Cyclones (17-10, 8-7 Big 12) after losing six consecutive road games. It starts at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 25, 2023.

Saturday’s matchup between the Cyclones and the Sooners features the Cyclones as solid 7-point favorites. The over/under is 128.5 points for the game.

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Odds

Point Spread for Iowa State vs. Oklahoma

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing Iowa State as the favorite.

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Iowa State has -322 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma is listed at +253 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 128.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Ames, Iowa
  • Arena: James H. Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Betting Trends

In the Iowa State’s 27 games this season, it has 14 wins against the spread. The Cyclones have come away with 10 wins in the 12 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Iowa State’s games this year have hit the over on nine of 28 set point totals.

In Oklahoma’s 28 games this year, it has 13 wins against the spread. The Sooners have compiled a 4-11 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 26.7% of those games). Oklahoma’s games this season have gone over the point total 53.6% of the time (15 out of 28 games with a set point total).

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Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Key Players to Watch

Iowa State

Jaren Holmes leads his squad in both points (13.1) and assists (3.2) per contest, and also averages 3.6 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 1.1 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Tamin Lipsey paces his squad in assists per contest (4.7), and also puts up 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 2.0 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Gabe Kalscheur puts up 12.3 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 1.5 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Osun Osunniyi posts a team-leading 4.2 rebounds per game. He is also putting up 8.9 points and 1.1 assists, shooting 58.3% from the floor.


Tanner Groves tops the Sooners in rebounding (6.8 per game), and averages 10.0 points and 1.5 assists. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 1.0 block. The Sooners receive 10.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Jalen Hill. Milos Uzan is averaging 7.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, making 47.3% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State has compiled an 8-7-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. The Cyclones are averaging 69.0 points per game this year (249th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve really shined on defense, surrendering just 62.0 points per contest (19th-best). Iowa State ranks 250th in the nation with 30.7 boards per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 28th with 28.0 rebounds allowed per contest.

Offensively, the Cyclones have played better in home games this season, averaging 73.8 points per game, compared to 62.5 per game away from home. Iowa State is making 6.6 three-pointers per game (262nd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 33.5% three-point percentage (223rd-ranked). The Cyclones are ceding 7.3 treys per game (192nd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 32.7% three-point percentage (120th-ranked).

The Cyclones have two wins against the spread, and are 3-7 overall, over their last 10 games. Iowa State has hit the over in three of its last 10 games. Iowa State’s offense has been less productive over its last 10 games, scoring 65.1 points a contest compared to the 69.0 it has averaged this season. Iowa State has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor recently, allowing 68 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 62.0 it has conceded this year.

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma Sooners

Oklahoma has put together a 6-9-0 record against the spread in conference play this season. The Sooners are 268th in college basketball in points scored (68.3 per game) and 129th in points allowed (68.2). With 29.5 rebounds per game and 30.0 rebounds allowed, Oklahoma is 293rd and 114th in the country, respectively.

At home the Sooners are scoring 68.9 points per game, 2.3 more than they are averaging on the road (66.6). Beyond the arc, Oklahoma is 234th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (6.9). It is 147th in 3-point percentage at 35.0%. In 2022-23 the Sooners are 11th-best in the country in 3-pointers allowed (5.4 per game) and 37th in defensive 3-point percentage (30.8%).

The Sooners have gone 2-8 in their past 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span. Seven of Oklahoma’s last 10 games have gone over the total. While Oklahoma is scoring 68.3 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its past 10 games, amassing 67.9 points per contest. While the Sooners are allowing 68.2 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse over their previous 10 games, allowing 75.8 points per contest.

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Iowa State, and we predict that Iowa State will cover the spread (Iowa State -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 128.5 points.

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How to bet Iowa State vs. Oklahoma

You can bet on Iowa State vs. Oklahoma at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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