Friday, March 18, 2016
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Barclays Center to play the Temple Owls on Friday, March 18, 2016.
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The Hawkeyes come into this game with an overall record of 21-9 and a road record of 6-5. They are 14-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-13. The Owls have an overall record of 20-10 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 13-15 and they are 17-13 against the spread.
Jarrod Uthoff comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawkeyes. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Peter Jok averages 16.2 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Iowa. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Quenton DeCosey averages 15.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Obi Enechionyia averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Iowa averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 105th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 32nd in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 60th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 10.4 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 241st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 197th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 130th in the Division 1.
Temple averages 68.7 points per game this year which ranks them 260th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 306th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 207th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 126th and 147th respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 1st with 9 per game. The Owls allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 292nd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the nation. The Owls force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 306th in college basketball.
The Hawkeyes average 74.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 112.3 and they assist on 58% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Iowa turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.3%. The Hawkeyes give up 69.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Owls score 71.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.4 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 102.6 and 54.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Temple turns it over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29%. The Owls give up 67.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 14-14 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 13-13 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 17-13 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 13-15 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
03/13/16 F Dale Jones Knee out for season
Temple Owls Injuries
03/02/16 G Trey Lowe Upper Body out for season
Tony 's Pick: Take Iowa
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