Friday, November 27, 2015
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to The Arena to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145. The Hokies come into this game with an overall record of 3-1 and a road record of 0-0. The Cyclones have an overall record of 3-0 and a home record of 2-0.
Zach LeDay comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Hokies. He pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Chris Clarke averages 12.5 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Virginia Tech. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 17 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Georges Niang averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Virginia Tech averages 79.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 72nd. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 291st in the country. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 15 per game. The Hokies allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the nation. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 54th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 270th in the Division 1.
Iowa State averages 85.7 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 22.7 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 188th with 13.3 per game. The Cyclones allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 95th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 112th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in college basketball.
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 1-1 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 0-2 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-1 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 0-2 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/26/15 G Devin Wilson Groin is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Iowa State
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/11/15 G Deonte Burton Eligibility out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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