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No. 5 Texas A&M Favored at Home Over No. 16 Iowa State

One big matchup in college basketball on Saturday night features the Iowa State Cyclones taking on the Texas A&M Aggies. The game at Reed Arena is scheduled to tip off at 2:00 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN. Currently, Texas A&M is slightly favored to win at home.

The Cyclones are 16-4 SU and 10-6-1 ATS so far this season. Seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other ten going UNDER. They are coming off of an 85-72 win over Kansas, where they won against the spread as -1 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 161 point line set by online betting experts for that game.

The Aggies are 17-3 SU and 7-6-2 ATS overall this year. Six of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other nine all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 74-71 loss to Arkansas, where they lost against the spread as -3 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 151 ½ point line set by the sports gambling sites in that matchup.

Iowa State is 4-0 ATS overall lately, and 7-1-1 ATS on the road. They are 6-1-1 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise, and 4-1 ATS after a SU win. They are 10-3 ATS on Saturday, and 5-2-1 ATS against non-conference teams. They are 7-3 ATS against the SEC, and 15-7-1 ATS against teams with a winning record.

The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games overall, and UNDER in 10 of their last 11 coming off of a win spreadwise. The total has gone OVER in 7 of their last 8 against the SEC, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 against teams with a winning record. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 16 games after a SU win, and OVER in 17 of their last 25 road games against opponents with a winning record at home.

Texas A&M is 3-1-2 ATS on Saturday, and 8-3-2 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise. They are 2-5-1 ATS against opponents from the Big 12.

The total has gone UNDER in all 5 of their recent games overall, and OVER in all 5 of their games against the Big 12. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 at home against teams with a winning record on the road, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 home games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games against teams with a winning record overall.

Between these teams, Iowa State is 3-8 ATS lately, and the favorite is 6-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 meetings.

They last met in February 2012, when Iowa State won 69-46, and won against the spread as -7 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 130 ½ point line set by college basketball gambling pros in that game.

For Saturday's matchup, betting odds list the Aggies as -4 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 155 points. On the moneyline, Iowa State is listed at +165, with Texas A&M a -185.