Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Edmund P. Joyce Center
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Edmund P. Joyce Center to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 5 point favorites.
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The Hawkeyes come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 0-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 6-0 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 1-1 and they are 1-0 against the spread.
Peter Jok comes into this contest averaging 25.3 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawkeyes. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Tyler Cook averages 13.7 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Iowa. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Bonzie Colson averages 17.2 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Irish. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. V.J. Beachem averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Iowa averages 86.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 73rd in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per game which ranks them 55th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 16.8 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 81.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 42% average from behind the arc ranking them 237th and 320th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 303rd place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in Division 1.
Notre Dame averages 85.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 24 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 66th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 33rd in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per contest which ranks them 77th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Irish rank 1st with 7.7 per game. The Fighting Irish allow 61.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 199th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 111th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 143rd place in the nation. The Fighting Irish force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 79th in college basketball.
The Hawkeyes average 66.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -20.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.3 per contest. The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 109.5 and they assist on 63.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 78.9 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 43% of their shots. Iowa turns the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Hawkeyes give up 87 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Fighting Irish score 88.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 13.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 33.5 points per game. The Fighting Irish have a rating on offense of 125.7 and 61.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Notre Dame turns it over an average of 9.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 13.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.2%. The Fighting Irish give up 55.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 0-3 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-1 against the over/under
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-0 against the spread
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 1-1 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/24/16 F Dale Jones Wrist out indefinitely
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Notre Dame
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