Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 16-8 and a road record of 3-4. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Cyclones have an overall record of 17-7 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 8-12 and they are 11-9 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Georges Niang averages 19 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Monte Morris averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Texas averages 72.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 179th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 171st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 263rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 10.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 104th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 188th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in the Division 1.
Iowa State averages 82.2 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 56th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 132nd and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 55th with 11.5 per game. The Cyclones allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 154th and 178th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 165th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 243rd place in the nation. The Cyclones force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 153rd in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 68.5 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 -1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 106.5 and they assist on 47.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Longhorns give up 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 60.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 85.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.8 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 112.4 and 51.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 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 58% 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 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.4%. The Cyclones give up 73.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 12-11 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-13 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-9 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-12 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
02/10/16 F Jameel McKay Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Texas
Tony's Pick: Take Texas
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