Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Frank Erwin Center
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 12-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Longhorns have an overall record of 9-6 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 4-10 against the spread.
Georges Niang comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Jameel McKay averages 14.3 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Isaiah Taylor averages 16.4 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 39%.
Iowa State averages 85.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 79th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 10.9 per game. The Cyclones allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 207th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 210th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in the Division 1.
Texas averages 73.5 points per game this year which ranks them 151st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 148th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 178th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 153rd and 257th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 53rd with 11.5 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 170th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 180th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in college basketball.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-5 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-6 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-10 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 7-7 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State
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