Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday, November 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 10.5 point favorites. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 4-0 and a road record of 1-0. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 3-1 and a home record of 3-1.
Marial Shayok comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 18 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Kyle Guy averages 11 points per game in 17.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 70% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Peter Jok averages 24.3 points per game while playing 26 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Tyler Cook averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Virginia averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 132nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 36.2 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 146th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 49th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 9.8 per game. The Cavaliers allow 38.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the nation. They also allow a 29% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 24.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 5.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in Division 1.
Iowa averages 96.2 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 51st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 294th with 16.2 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 79 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 253rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 156th and 313th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 295th and they give up 16 assists per contest which puts them in 285th place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 19.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in college basketball.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-0 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 0-2 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 0-1 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-0 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
11/18/16 F Austin Nichols Dismissed dismissed from team
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/24/16 F Dale Jones Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa +10.5
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