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Kansas State Wildcats at Iowa State Cyclones Betting Pick – Jan 24, 2024

In Big 12, College Basketball play on Wednesday, the Kansas State Wildcats and Iowa State Cyclones will mix it up. This is a battle between a pair of teams both sitting with 14-4 records on the season.

The Kansas State Wildcats have won back to back games. The most recent win for Kansas State was at home over Oklahoma State. They won that game at home 70-66. The Wildcats are tied with Texas Tech for the lead in the Big 12 standings.

For Iowa State, they are 3-2 in Big 12 play. The Cyclones are coming off a thrilling road win at TCU on Saturday. Iowa State needed the win, as previously they allowed 87 points on the road at BYU in a loss.

The Iowa State Cyclones are -8.5 at home over Kansas State in this one. The total is at 134.5.

Wildcats Contenders in Big 12

Kansas State lost their first game of the season to USC, and the folks in Manhattan were already questioning how the season would go. Since then, the Wildcats have won 14 out of their last 17 games, and their losses came to Miami, Nebraska and Texas Tech. Kansas State has wins over West Virginia, LSU, Villanova and Providence on their resume.

The WIldcats are scoring 74.5 points per game. In their last two wins though, the defense has been the name of the game. Kansas State allowed just 65 per game during those. And dating back to the last four wins, the Wildcats are allowing 62 per game.

The top scorers for the Wildcats this season have been Cam Carter, Arthur Kaluma and Tylor Perry. Carter anchors the offense with 16.6 per game, while Kaluma and Perry are next with 15.2 and 14.9 respectively. In the win over Oklahoma State, Kaluma scored a game high 23 points.

Cyclone Mania in Ames

For Iowa State, it was a different start. The Cyclones won their first four in a blowout fashion. A win over VCU got them off to a 5-0 start. Losses to Virginia Tech and Texas A+M led them into December. They went unbeaten on the month, with their best win over Iowa. So far in January, they are 3-2, but have a notable win over Houston.

Tamin Lipsey is the top scorer for the Cyclones. He is questionable in this game, as he hurt his shoulder. Lipsey is scoring 14.5 points per game. Next for Iowa State is Keshon Gilbert, with 13.5 per game. The Cyclones got 20 from Gilbert in the win over TCU, while Curtis Jones added 17.

Iowa State will host the Kansas Jayhawks in a massive Big 12 game on Saturday. The Cyclones will start February with back to back road games. Iowa State is at Baylor on February 3rd and Texas on the 6th.

Another Fun Night in Ames

The Big 12 Conference race is going to be wild. If a team can grab a road win or two, they will be in a great spot. For Iowa State, they know how important it is going to be to hold serve at home here. Look for a competitive game, like most Big 12 games are.

But, in the end, the home team grabs a win here. But, Kansas State keeps it within the spread. Take the Wildcats +8.5 to cover the spread. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your College Basketball betting!

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