The Longhorns have been the most impressive team in the country starting 15-0 and winning 14 of those 15 contests by double-digit margins. They are also 7-4 against the NCAA basketball betting pointspread.
College basketball betting has seen Texas win six times this season by at least 30 points. The college basketball betting contest on Wednesday is the 19th meeting between Texas and Iowa State. Texas has a 10-8 advantage in the all-time series which dates back to the 1966-67 season. Texas has won four straight and is 8-3 against the Cyclones under head coach Rick Barnes.
Damion James had his eighth double-double on Saturday in the win over Colorado. Avery Bradley had a career-high 29 points in the win. With the victory, and the loss by Kansas to Tennessee, the Longhorns moved up to #1 in the AP poll and in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ poll. It is the first time in history that Texas has been ranked #1 in college hoops.
Texas has scored 100 or more points a total of four times this season, including on Saturday when they scored 103 against Colorado. They were laying more than 20 points in college basketball betting though and did not cover in their 17 point win.
Texas has done well in college basketball betting after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game as they are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in that situation. The Longhorns are 9-4 in college basketball betting in their last 13 games overall. There are a couple of negative trends for Texas though in college basketball betting. The Longhorns are 6-18-2 vs. the college basketball betting odds in their last 26 vs. the Big 12. The Longhorns are 2-7-1 vs. the college basketball betting line in their last 10 road games.
The Cyclones are 2-5 in college basketball betting in their last 7 home games. The Cyclones are 0-4 vs. the NCAA basketball betting number in their last 4 vs. the Big 12.
Four of the last five Texas games have gone over in NCAA basketball betting. The last four Iowa State games vs. the Big 12 have gone over the NCAA basketball betting number. In this series between Texas and Iowa State, seven of the last eight have gone over in college basketball betting.