TCU Horned Frogs vs. Iowa State Cyclones: 2/9/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 9, 2021

The Iowa State Cyclones (2-11) are 6-point underdogs as they look to turn around a seven-game losing streak when they visit the TCU Horned Frogs (10-7) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup’s over/under is set at 142.5.

Betting Information

TCU vs Iowa State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
TCU -6 -110 -110 142.5 -113 -109 -275 215

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Computer picks for TCU vs Iowa State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
TCU (-6) Under (142.5) TCU 76 Iowa State 67

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Total Facts

  • In seven of 17 opportunities (41.2%) this season, the Horned Frogs and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 142.5 points.
  • In seven of 13 outings (53.8%) this year, Iowa State and its opponents have combined to score more than 142.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 5.8 fewer points per game (136.7) than this game’s over/under of 142.5 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 148.1 points per game, 5.6 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The average point total for Horned Frogs games this year is 2.3 fewer points than the over/under of 142.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Cyclones this season is 2.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Horned Frogs average 7.9 fewer points per game (69.3) than the Cyclones give up (77.2).
  • TCU is 2-2 overall and 3-0 against the spread when scoring more than 77.2 points.
  • Iowa State is 0-11 overall and 5-6 against the spread when giving up more than 69.3 points.
  • The Cyclones score an average of 67.4 points per game, just 3.5 fewer points than the 70.9 the Horned Frogs allow to opponents.
  • When it scores more than 70.9 points, Iowa State is 3-0 against the spread and 1-4 overall.
  • TCU has an ATS record of 4-4 and a 4-5 record overall when its opponents score more than 67.4 points.
  • The Horned Frogs have been out-scored by 28 points this season (1.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Cyclones have out-scored them by 128 more points on the year (9.8 per game).

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TCU Betting Information

  • The Horned Frogs have gone 8-8 against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Horned Frogs have struggled to a 0-3 record ATS this season.
  • TCU and its opponents have combined to cover the total in 8 of 16 games this year (50%).

Iowa State Betting Information

  • Iowa State has a losing record against the spread, going 5-8 ATS (covering just 38.5% of the time).
  • The Cyclones have not fared well as a 6-point underdog, going 0-3 against the spread when they are at least 6-point underdogs.
  • Iowa State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 61.5% of matchups this season (8 out of 13 chances).

Head to Head

TCU vs Iowa State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2020 Iowa State -2.5 133.5 -147 +120 Regular Season 65-59 IAST
1/4/2020 TCU -3.5 144.5 -175 +140 Regular Season 81-79 TCU
2/23/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-72 TCU
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-83 TCU

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TCU Leaders

  • RJ Nembhard leads the Horned Frogs in points and assists per game, scoring 16.9 points and distributing 4.1 assists.
  • Kevin Samuel leads the Horned Frogs in rebounding, pulling down 8.6 rebounds per game while also scoring 9.4 points a contest.
  • Mike Miles makes more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Horned Frogs, knocking down shots from downtown at a rate of 1.9 per contest.
  • The TCU leader in both steals and blocks is Samuel, who averages 1.2 takeaways and 1.9 rejections per game.

Iowa State Leaders

  • Rasir Bolton racks up 15.8 points and adds 4.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Cyclones’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Iowa State’s Solomon Young stats (5.2 rebounds per game, 12.3 points per game, 0.7 assists per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • Jalen Coleman-Lands hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Cyclones, knocking down shots from downtown at a clip of 2.3 per game.
  • Bolton (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Iowa State while Javan Johnson (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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