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Iowa St. vs Missouri

Sat Jan 28 2:00PM
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IOWAS322961142.5
MIZZU423678+1

Iowa St. vs Missouri Basketball Predictions & Best Bets

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Iowa St. is on the road playing Missouri at the Mizzou Arena stadium on Saturday, 1/28/2023 @ 2:00pm EST. Iowa St. -1.5 was the opening favorite and line hasn't moved.

The Iowa State Cyclones will take on the Missouri Tigers in the SEC/Power 12 Challenge at Mizzou Arena on Saturday afternoon. On Tuesday, the Cyclones defeated the Kansas State Wildcats 80-76 at home to improve to 15-4 on the season. As of this point, the Tigers are 15-5 and are coming off an 89-77 road victory over the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday. There will be no other meeting between these programs.

The Iowa State Hawkeyes are dominating this season

As the Iowa State Cyclones defeated the Kansas State Wildcats 80-76 at home, it was a good night for the Cyclones. They outscored Kansas State 49-43 in the second half as a result of their outstanding performance. In total, they made 28 of 49 field goals (57.1 percent), 5 of 16 three-pointers (31.3 percent), and 25 free throws. During his 38 minutes on the court, Jaren Holmes scored 23 points, grabbed three rebounds, assisted seven times, stole one, and blocked one shot. Defensively, they allowed five-and-a-half percent shooting from the floor and five-and-a-half percent from beyond the arc. With eight steals and five blocks, the Hawkeyes forced 14 turnovers throughout the game. 

Improvements are being made by the Tigers

Against the Ole Miss Rebels, the Missouri Tigers scored 47 points in the first half to win 89-77. The team shot 55.4 percent throughout the game, 53.3 percent from beyond the arc, and 13 free throws. In 29 minutes of play, D'Moi Hodge led Missouri with 24 points, four rebounds, two assists, and one steal. Despite stellar defense, the Rebels shot 44.3 percent from the floor, 35.7 percent from three, and made 18 free throws. The Tigers recorded 11 steals and zero blocks during the game. 

A current poll shows the Missouri Tigers unranked, while the Iowa State Cyclones are ranked 12th. The assist-to-turnover ratio for Iowa State is 1.254, while Missouri's is 1.478, ranking 12th in the nation. The Cyclones surrendered 63.2 points per game in their last five games before this game, while the Tigers surrendered 78.6 points per game.

Iowa St. Highlights

With a power ranking of 26, Iowa St. is ranked #186 in offense (scoring an average of 71.50 per game), #9 in defense (allowing an average of 59.50 points to be scored against them per game) and are 14-4 (11-7 ATS) this season.

Missouri Highlights

Missouri Tigers has a power ranking of 287 and are #12 for offense (scoring an average of 83.35 per game), #334 for defense (giving up an average of 59.50 points per game) and 15-5 (11-9 ATS) overall. Iowa St. went 1-2 (1-2 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Missouri.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • From the lines set by Sportsbooks, they predict the score to be IOWAS 70, MIZZU 73.
  • The SportsJaw community predicts Iowa St. Cyclones to cover (54%)
  • OddsShark predicts Iowa State will win, cover the spread, and the total will go over.
  • 62% picked Iowa St. Cyclones on Covers.com
  • Our ScoreCaster predicts Cyclones 77 to Tigers 80.

Staff Prediction

Our prediction: Cyclones 77 to Tigers 80.

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Current Odds[ - ]

 
IOWAS
MIZZU
Open
Side
-1
+1
+1.5
Moneyline
-115
-104
+108
Total
Over 142.5
Under 142.5
144.5

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Power Rankings[ - ]

Iowa St. Cyclones
HIGHLIGHTS
Missouri Tigers
186th
OFFENSE
12th
78th
FG %
29th
146th
3 PT %
167th
264th
Rebounds
334th
9th
DEFENSE
334th
51st
FG %
246th
87th
3 PT %
293rd
24th
Rebounds
338th

Last 10 Games Stats[ + ]

Iowa St. CyclonesIowa St.

vs KANSTW 80-76
57.14FG %
76FT %
53 PT %
vs OKSTL 59-61
39.68FG %
58.33FT %
23 PT %
vs TEXASW 78-67
44.23FG %
76.67FT %
93 PT %
vs KUL 60-62
38.33FG %
60FT %
83 PT %
vs TTECHW 84-50
49.28FG %
40FT %
123 PT %
vs TCUW 69-67
52.54FG %
33.33FT %
43 PT %
vs BAYW 77-62
50FG %
75FT %
103 PT %
vs WMUW 73-57
63.27FG %
50FT %
73 PT %
vs MCNEEW 77-40
54.55FG %
58.33FT %
103 PT %
vs IOWAL 56-75
40.68FG %
71.43FT %
33 PT %

Missouri TigersMissouri

vs MISSW 89-77
55.36FG %
84.62FT %
163 PT %
vs BAMAL 64-85
32.86FG %
78.95FT %
33 PT %
vs ARKW 79-76
44.9FG %
75FT %
53 PT %
vs FLAL 64-73
41.67FG %
73.33FT %
33 PT %
vs TEXAML 64-82
35.59FG %
71.43FT %
73 PT %
vs VANDYW 85-82
42.11FG %
87.1FT %
103 PT %
vs ARKL 68-74
44.44FG %
66.67FT %
63 PT %
vs UKW 89-75
49.12FG %
82.14FT %
103 PT %
vs ILLW 93-71
59.32FG %
72.22FT %
103 PT %
vs UCFW 68-66
50FG %
69.23FT %
133 PT %

Injuries[ - ]

Iowa St. CyclonesIowa St.

  • FAljaz Kunc (Is out indefinitely, Finger)

Missouri TigersMissouri

  • GTre Gomillion (Is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Iowa State, Groin)
  • FMabor Majak (Is "?" Saturday vs Iowa State, Quarantine)

Infographics & Predictions[ - ]

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There’s a reason why the Iowa State Cyclones are 12th in the sport while the Missouri Tigers are unranked right now. When diving into the assist-to-turnover ratio throughout the season, there is a mixture as Iowa State is 51st in the sport with a 1.254 ratio while Missouri is 12th in the nation with a 1.478 ratio up to this point. Looking at the defenses in the last five games before this matchup, the Cyclones are allowing 63.2 points per game while the Tigers are giving up 78.6 points per game. All in all, go with the Iowa State Cyclones to cover the spread in this game.

IOWAS -1.5 (-110)

Spread Pick

$500

Bet

$455

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Iowa State vs Missouri prediction and stats

The Tigers have a significantly better offense and the Cyclones have a significantly better defense. The Cyclones won more games straight up and against the spread over their last 3 matchups. Adjusted score predictions based on power rankings and strength of schedule: Cyclones 74 to Tigers 70.

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Iowa St. Injuries

  • F Aljaz Kunc Is out indefinitely, Finger

Missouri Injuries

  • G Tre Gomillion Is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Iowa State, Groin
  • F Mabor Majak Is "?" Saturday vs Iowa State, Quarantine

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Iowa St  vs Missouri infographic

After crunching 8 data points, our relative predictions model has elected to not make a prediction on this game - view the Iowa St. vs Missouri infographic for details.

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