Alabama State at Iowa College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Alabama State Hornets head to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Alabama State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 8-22. They had a point differential of -8.5 as they averaged 65.9 points per game while giving up 74.4 per contest. Iowa had an overall mark of 18-13 last year. They averaged 80.0 points per contest and gave up 77.7, which was a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Alabama State Hornets Betting Trends
The Alabama State Hornets were 2-2 against the spread last season
The Alabama State Hornets were 1-2 against the over/under last year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes were 13-15 against the spread last season
The Iowa Hawkeyes were 13-13 against the over/under last year
Key Alabama State Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/10/17 G Connor McCaffery Ankle is OUT
11/06/17 F Nicholas Baer Finger is out indefinitely
Tony Armstrong averaged 11.3 points per contest in 27.2 minutes per game last year. He averaged 0.8 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 47% for the season while his free throw percentage was 66%. Rodney Simeon averaged 12.2 points per contest while playing 25.7 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributed 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage was 43% while his free throw percentage was 71%.
Tyler Cook averaged 12.3 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 24.5 minutes per game. He also hauled in 5.3 rebounds per game and dished 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 55% and his free throw percentage was 60%. Peter Jok scored 19.9 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 5.5 rebounds per contest and had 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage was at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allowed 74.4 points per contest which was 230th in Division 1. They also surrendered a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 205th and 144th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 37.7 rebounds a game which ranked 293rd, and they allowed 12.6 assists per game which put them in 125th place in the country. They forced 12.7 turnovers per game which ranked them 138th in the nation. Alabama State averaged 65.9 points per contest last year, which was 320th in D-1. Their average scoring margin was -8.5 and their shooting percentage was 39% as a unit, which had them ranked 343rd. From 3-point territory they shot 30%, which was good for 339th in college basketball. They averaged 38.3 boards per contest and 9.7 assists per game, which ranked them 51st and 349th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 12th with 15.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawkeyes gave up 77.7 points per game, which ranked them 295th in the country. Their defense surrendered a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 201st and 212th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 346th with 17.1 dimes allowed per game and 321st with 38.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawkeyes were 282nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest last year. Iowa was 40th in Division 1 with 80.0 points per contest last season. They were 153rd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin was 2.3. They shot 37% from beyond the arc, which was good for 77th in D-1. They were 47th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 17.3. The Hawkeyes were 100th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Hornets were 232nd in the country in defensive rating last season with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 93.1 was ranked 340th. They were 186th in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% was 341st. As a unit they were 344th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 162nd in D-1. Alabama State was 22nd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 158th in the country.
Iowa was 203rd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 51%, which was 211th in Division 1. The Hawkeyes were 212th in the nation in defensive rating with 104, and their offensive rating of 107.1 was ranked 111th. They were 39th in D-1 in pace with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 128th. As a unit they were 142nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 157th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Alabama State and over the total points
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