Iowa State Faces #3 Houston - NCAA Hoops Preview  

The #10 Iowa State Cyclones visit the #3 Houston Cougars in a Big 12 conference battle on February 19th.


Both teams are on multi-game winning streaks currently, with Iowa State winning 7 of 8 and Houston winning 8 of 9 contests.  

Recent Success

These squads boast two of the top defenses nationally, with Houston #1 in scoring defense and Iowa State #7.  

Stingy Defenses

Iowa State and Houston have already matched up once this season, resulting in a rare loss for the stellar Houston team.   

Familiar Foes  

Longtime successful coaches lead these programs, with Kelvin Sampson coaching Houston and T.J. Otzelberger coaching Iowa State.


Our prediction is Iowa State loses by single digits as 9 point underdogs against the elite Houston team on home court.  

Spread Pick 

The over/under is 129 total points scored while Houston is currently a -275 favorite on the money line.   

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