Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Iowa State Cyclones head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 4 point favorites.
The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 3-5. They are 11-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Wildcats have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Monte Morris comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 15.5 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Wesley Iwundu averages 12.3 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Kamau Stokes averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Iowa State averages 80.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 94th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 47th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 107th and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 10.1 per game. The Cyclones allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 73rd and 133rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 324th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 180th place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in Division 1.
Kansas State averages 74 points per game this year which ranks them 147th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 50th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 69th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 271st and 41st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 191st with 13.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 330th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 94th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 163rd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 78.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.7 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 110.1 and they assist on 52.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Cyclones give up 76.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 74.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.3 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 107.4 and 62% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Wildcats give up 64.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-10 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-12 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-8 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-11 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/14/17 F Merrill Holden Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Kansas State
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/17/16 F Dante Williams Personal left the program
11/11/16 G Cartier Diarra Knee out for season
11/11/16 F James Love Foot out for season
02/14/17 F D.J. Johnson Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Iowa State
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa State +4
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