Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-13 and a road record of 2-7. They are 14-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-12. The Cyclones have an overall record of 19-9 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Justin Edwards comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Wesley Iwundu averages 12 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Georges Niang averages 19.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Monte Morris averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 38 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kansas State averages 70.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 209th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 337th in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 116th and 113th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 296th with 14.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 66th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in the Division 1.
Iowa State averages 83.1 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 31st in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 165th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 60th with 11.4 per game. The Cyclones allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 264th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 175th and 196th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 198th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 273rd place in the nation. The Cyclones force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 64.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 102.4 and they assist on 57.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.7%. The Wildcats give up 66.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 86.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 90 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 12.3 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 113.5 and 52.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Iowa State turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.9%. The Cyclones give up 73.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 93.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-10 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 13-12 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-12 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-12 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
02/04/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee out for season
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State
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