Iowa State Cyclones (12-3) vs. BYU Cougars (12-3)
Iowa State Cyclones vs. BYU Cougars 1/16/24 – Iowa State Cyclones and BYU Cougars will come head to head in an anticipated clash on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, which promises to be an exciting matchup of powerhouse teams. Both squads boast impressive records and this contest should provide some exhilarating basketball action. We’ll explore statistics, key players, betting trends and expert predictions ahead of this highly anticipated game; don’t forget our free daily predictions at the end to help make informed betting decisions!
Iowa State Cyclones enter this game with an impressive record of 12 wins and 3 losses, having recently performed well, winning four out of their last five matches. Their offense has been outstanding as they average 82.7 points per game while shooting with efficiency (49.3% field goal percentage and 35.8% three-point field goal percentage), ball movement (18.1 assists per game), teamwork, and ball circulation are hallmarks of Iowa State success on the court.
BYU Cougars have earned an impressive 12-3 record and been competitive in recent games, winning three out of their last five. Their scoring rate has outshone that of their opponents by an even greater margin; an average of 87.1 points per game can be expected from them, and their shooting percentage stands at 48.1% which makes them an effective offensive team; their three-point shooting success rate stands at 37.1% as well.
Iowa State Cyclones vs. BYU Cougars 1/16/24 Game Info
|Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 9:00 PM ET
Tamin Lipsey (Guard) vs. Jaxson Robinson (Guard)
Tamin Lipsey has proven herself an essential player on the Iowa State Cyclones this season. Averaging 14.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game for Iowa State Cyclones this year he is an efficient scorer who also stands out defensively with an incredible average 3.4 steals per game as he also shoots from 3-point range and free-throw line efficiently – qualities Iowa State relies heavily upon from their star guard.
Jaxson Robinson of BYU Cougars has also had an outstanding year. Averaging 14.3 points per game while shooting 45.2% from the field and 88.2% at free-throw line (39%) makes Robinson an irreplaceable threat on court. Not known for playmaking ability himself, his scoring prowess makes up an integral component to their playmaking strategy and precision from long range (39% three point accuracy) make up significant assets on either end of the court.
When these two key players face each other, expect an exciting contest of versatility and scoring ability to unfold. Lipsey will bring his playmaking expertise, while Robinson brings scoring prowess – this matchup should not be missed!
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
As yet, betting odds for this matchup haven’t been set; however, given recent performance by both teams and statistics from their statistics analysis reports, bettors should keep a keen eye out as more betting odds become available closer to game day; it will provide insights into what bookmakers view this contest.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
Iowa State Cyclones have proven consistent lately, winning four of five matchups while going 3-2 against the spread over their last five matchups overall and going just 1-3 on their road trips when considering bettors’ bets. Bettors should pay attention to these trends when placing bets.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
BYU Cougars have also shown outstanding competition over recent games, winning three of five. When covering the spread in those five contests they went 3-2 overall while on the road their record against it stood at even.
Iowa State Cyclones vs. BYU Cougars 1/16/24 Betting Picks
As we analyze the statistics, key player matchups and betting trends surrounding this matchup, it becomes apparent that both teams possess distinct strengths and weaknesses. While Iowa State Cyclones are known for their efficient scoring and aggressive defense; BYU Cougars stand out with their higher-scoring offense and impressive rebounding capabilities.
Betting-wise, this game promises to be close, with odds playing an instrumental role in determining which bets offer the highest returns. Iowa State Cyclones might hold an edge here due to Tamin Lipsey’s all-around game and ability to create plays at both ends of the floor; that may prove decisive come game day.
As for premium tips and predictions, keeping an eye on betting odds as game day draws near will provide invaluable insights into which team the sportsbooks favor; you can then make betting decisions accordingly.
Free Pick and Prediction: Iowa State Cyclones 85, BYU Cougars 83