Miami basketball versus Iowa State: Line, Predictions, Odds, TV Channel and Live Stream

Mar 11, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 11, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team advanced to the Midwest Regional semifinals after leading the entire game in a 79-61 victory over Auburn on Sunday. Tenth seeded Miami will play 11 seed Iowa State at 9:59 ET on Friday night at the United Center in Chicago. Miami is a slight seed in the second Midwest Regional semifinal.

Fourth seed Kansas will tipoff against top seed Kansas at 7:29 ET in the first game in Chicago. Miami is making its fourth regional semifinal appearance. The Hurricanes lost in the regional semifinals in 2000, 2013 and 2016. Iowa State previously made the Sweet 16 in 1986, 1997, 2000, 2014 and 2016.

The Miami basketball team has been far better than Iowa State offensively. Iowa State is mostly better than Miami defensively. The key for the Hurricanes is to force turnovers by the Cyclones. Miami averages 74.7 points per game and allows 70.6 PPG. Iowa State averages 65.9 PPG and allows 62.3.

The Cyclones advanced to the Midwest Regional semifinals with wins over LSU and Wisconsin. Miami defeated USC in the first round before the victory over Auburn. The Cyclones and Hurricanes playing in the Regional Semifinals is the rare matchup of two double-digit seeds in the NCAA Tournament.

Miami basketball game versus Iowa State

"GAME 36 | MARCH 25, 2022 • 9:59 P.M. ET • CHICAGO, ILL.[11] Iowa State Cyclones (22-12, 7-11 B12)Head Coach: T.J. Otzelberger (UW-Whitewater, 2001)Record at IS: 22-12 (first season), Career Record: 121-75 (sixth season)[10] Miami Hurricanes (25-10, 14-6 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 225-140 (11th season), Career Record: 695-474 (38th season)GAME 36 | MARCH 25, 2022 • 9:59 P.M. ET • CHICAGO, ILL.SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 0-1 (0-1 since rebirth) | Home: 0-0 | Away: 0-0 | Neutral: 0-1 | Coach L: 0-1 (0-1 at UM)Streak: Lost 1 | Last Meeting: 73-56 neutral-site loss (Nov. 25, 2016) | First Meeting: sameCourtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger has led the Cyclones to a remarkable turnaround in his first season. The Cyclones were 2-22 overall and 0-18 in the Big XII Conference during the 2021-22 season. Jim Larranaga has led the Miami basketball team to its own impressive turnaround after three straight losing seasons.

Miami basketball versus Iowa State Odds: Line, Spread, Over/Under

WynnBet lists the Miami basketball team as a 2.5-point favorite over Iowa State with an over/under of 133.0 points. The moneyline for is -140 for Miami, and -140 for Iowa State.

Miami versus Iowa State prediction

Miami has far more experience and is a far more efficient offensive team. The Hurricanes should be able to force turnovers against a Cyclones’ team that averages 16.7 per game. Miami should be able to win and cover the point spread having the more experienced and better offensive team.

Expect a low-scoring game. The last three Iowa State games have gone under by an average of 17.16 points per game. Both of the Miami NCAA Tournament games have hit the under by an average of 5.25 PPG. Iowa State wants to muck the game up and keep the tempo low scoring and halfcourt.

What Channel is the Miami basketball Game On?

"BROADCAST INFORMATIONTBS • Play-by-Play: Kevin Harlan • Color: Dan Bonner • Color: Reggie Miller • Reporter: Dana Jacobson | NCAA.ComWestwood One • Kevin Kugler • Robbie Hummel | WestwoodOneSports.comAM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki |"

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The game times for the East and Midwest regional finals will be announced after the games are played on Friday. With Miami being the last game of the day, the winner between the Hurricanes and Cyclones should find out quickly when they play on Sunday. A win would be the deepest NCAA Tournament run in Miami history.