Saturday, February 6, 2016
Gallagher Iba Arena
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Gallagher Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 16-6 and a road record of 3-3. They are 10-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-11. The Cowboys have an overall record of 11-11 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 9-11 and they are 12-7 against the spread.
Georges Niang comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Monte Morris averages 14.8 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Phil Forte averages 13.3 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 1.3 rebounds per game and has 0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Jawun Evans averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Iowa State averages 83 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 105th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.6 per game. The Cyclones allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 216th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 188th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 181st and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 234th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 132nd in the Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 70.5 points per game this year which ranks them 209th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 150th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 198th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 164th and 213th respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 105th with 12.1 per game. The Cowboys allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 31st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 163rd and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the nation. The Cowboys force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 79.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.7 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 112.2 and they assist on 51.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.1%. The Cyclones give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 72.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.3 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 105.3 and 52.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30%. The Cowboys give up 62.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-8 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-11 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-11 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
02/05/16 G Jawun Evans Shoulder left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State
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