Thursday, December 8, 2016
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, December 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 7.5 point favorites.
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The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-5. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 4-5 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 4-2 and they are 1-5 against the spread.
Monte Morris comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Deonte Burton averages 14.1 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Peter Jok averages 23.9 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Tyler Cook averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Iowa State averages 84.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 75th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 157th in the country. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 10.5 per game. The Cyclones allow 61.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 275th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 128th place in the country. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in Division 1.
Iowa averages 86.7 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 107th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 106th in the nation. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per contest which ranks them 42nd and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 202nd with 14.1 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 83.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 320th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 209th and 281st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 16 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 72.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13.7 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 111.7 and they assist on 49.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.3%. The Cyclones give up 66.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hawkeyes score 94.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 87.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.5 points per game. The Hawkeyes have a rating on offense of 111.4 and 64.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 77.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Iowa turns it over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.1%. The Hawkeyes give up 80.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-2 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-5 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-5 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-2 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/25/16 F Solomon Young Hand out indefinitely
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/29/16 F Tyler Cook Finger expected to miss 3-4 weeks
11/24/16 F Dale Jones Wrist out 7-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa +7.5
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