Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Frank Erwin Center
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The Iowa State Cyclones head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 3 point favorites.
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The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 14-8 and a road record of 3-4. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Longhorns have an overall record of 9-14 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 8-14 and they are 13-9 against the spread.
Monte Morris comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 4.8 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 15.4 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 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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Andrew Jones averages 11.2 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Jarrett Allen averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Iowa State averages 81 points per contest this season which ranks them 32nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 93rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 59th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game which ranks them 89th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 10.4 per game. The Cyclones allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 124th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 176th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 211th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in Division 1.
Texas averages 69 points per game this year which ranks them 264th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 163rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 324th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 207th and 284th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 239th with 13.9 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 79.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.3 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 110.3 and they assist on 52.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 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 38% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Cyclones give up 77.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 74.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 60.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.5 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 98.6 and 46.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.2%. The Longhorns give up 66.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-9 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-10 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 13-9 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 8-14 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/06/17 F Darrell Bowie Suspension "?" Tuesday vs. Texas
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State -3
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