The West Virginia Mountaineers and the No. 11 Iowa State Cyclones will face off in a Big 12 clash at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at WVU Coliseum. The Mountaineers are 14-9 overall and 10-3 at home, while Iowa State is 16-6 overall and 2-5 on the road. The Mountaineers have won and covered two of the last three head-to-head meetings between these two teams.
The Mountaineers are favored by 3.5 points in the latest West Virginia vs. Iowa State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 135.5. Before entering any Iowa State vs. West Virginia picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on West Virginia vs. Iowa State. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for West Virginia vs. Iowa State:
- West Virginia vs. Iowa State spread: West Virginia -3.5
- West Virginia vs. Iowa State over/under: 135.5 points
- West Virginia vs. Iowa State money line: West Virginia -180, Iowa State +152
- West Virginia vs. Iowa State picks: See picks here
What you need to know about West Virginia
West Virginia took its contest at home this past Saturday with ease, bagging a 93-61 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners. Guard Erik Stevenson was the offensive standout of the matchup for West Virginia, shooting 6-for-11 from beyond the arc and finishing with 34 points and six rebounds.
Now playing for his fourth school in five years, Stevenson is averaging 14.9 points per game to lead the Mountaineers. But West Virginia also has four other players averaging at least 9.1 points per game, so it's a balanced and versatile offensive attack.
What you need to know about Iowa State
Meanwhile, Iowa State strolled past the Kansas Jayhawks with points to spare this past Saturday, taking the game 68-53. Iowa State's guard Tamin Lipsey was one of the most active players for the squad, racking up nine points, 10 assists and eight rebounds.
Jaren Holmes led the Cyclones with 15 points in the victory and the St. Bonaventure transfer has proven that his skills translate to a higher level. He leads the team with 13.6 points per game, while Gabe Kalscheur (13.2 ppg) and Caleb Grill (10.7 ppg) also average in double-figures.
How to make Iowa State vs. West Virginia picks
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