Iowa State at Houston odds, picks and predictions

The Iowa State Cyclones'(20-5, 9-3 Big 12) visit the'Houston Cougars'(22-3, 9-3) Monday. Tip from Fertitta Center is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET (ESPN). Below, we analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s'lines around the Iowa State vs. Houston'odds, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and best bets.

Iowa State has won 4 games in a row after knocking off Texas Tech 82-74 Saturday while covering as a 7.5-point home favorite. G Keshon Gilbert'scored a game-high 24 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3 while 5 total Iowa State players scored in double figures. The Cyclones shot 47.1% from the field in the win.

Houston has won 3 games in a row after taking down Texas 82-61 Saturday and covering as a 10-point home favorite. G L.J. Cryer'scored a game-high 26 points on 6-of-9 shooting from 3 while G Jamal Shead'(16 points, 11 rebounds) had a double-double. All 3 Houston players who scored in double digits had at least 15 points while the team shot 46.8% from the field in the win.

Houston is No. 3 and Iowa State is No. 10 in the .

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