Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The Iowa State Cyclones head to Allen Fieldhouse to take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 10 point favorites.
The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 13-8 and a road record of 2-4. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-10. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 20-2 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 8-12 and they are 8-12 against the spread.
Monte Morris comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 15 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
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Frank Mason averages 19.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Josh Jackson averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Iowa State averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 98th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 88th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game which ranks them 73rd and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 10.4 per game. The Cyclones allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 149th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 206th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in Division 1.
Kansas averages 83.8 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 139th with 12.9 per game. The Jayhawks allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 54th and 216th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 133rd place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 78.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 109.9 and they assist on 52.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.7%. The Cyclones give up 76.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 88.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.8 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 116 and 54.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 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 34% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.4%. The Jayhawks give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-9 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-10 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-12 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-12 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/27/17 F Carlton Bragg Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -10
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