Thursday, January 21, 2016
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 21 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Hawkeyes come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 3-1. They are 9-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Scarlet Knights have an overall record of 6-13 and a home record of 6-6. They have an over/under record of 7-6 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
Jarrod Uthoff comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawkeyes. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Peter Jok averages 13.9 points per game in 24.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Iowa. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Corey Sanders averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Scarlet Knights. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. DeShawn Freeman averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Iowa averages 81.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 51st. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 15th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 75th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 9.9 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 49th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 241st and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 166th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in the Division 1.
Rutgers averages 67.2 points per game this year which ranks them 280th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -11.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 293rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest which ranks them 233rd and 317th respectively. In the turnover department the Scarlet Knights rank 204th with 13.2 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 295th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 259th and 124th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 337th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 229th place in the nation. The Scarlet Knights force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in college basketball.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-5 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 7-6 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-8 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-6 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/06/15 F Dale Jones Knee out for season
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
12/19/15 C Shaquille Doorson Foot out indefinitely
12/19/15 F Ibrahima Diallo Foot out indefinitely
12/11/15 F DeShawn Freeman Knee out indefinitely
01/20/16 F Jonathan Laurent Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Iowa
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa
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