Wednesday, February 10, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-12. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Georges Niang comes into this contest averaging 19 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 6.3 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 82%. Monte Morris averages 14.9 points per game in 37.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.1 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 11.6 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Iowa State averages 82.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 48th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 73rd with 11.7 per game. The Cyclones allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 201st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 148th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 169th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 72.2 points per game this year which ranks them 183rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 169th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 218th and 199th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 114th with 12.1 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 88th and 139th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 78.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 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 -3.3 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 51.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 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 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Cyclones give up 73.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 73.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 105.2 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.8 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 30% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.8%. The Red Raiders give up 64.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-8 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-12 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-10 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
02/05/16 F Jameel McKay Suspension out indefinitely
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
02/09/16 F Matthew Temple Eye is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Iowa State
01/29/16 C Norense Odiase Foot out 2-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State
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