Saturday, January 28, 2017
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 2 point favorites.
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The Cyclones come into this game with an overall record of 13-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 9-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-10. The Commodores have an overall record of 9-11 and a home record of 6-4. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 9-9 against the spread.
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Nazareth Mitrou-Long comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cyclones. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Monte Morris averages 15.9 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Iowa State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 16 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Luke Kornet averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Iowa State averages 81 points per contest this season which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 88th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 88th in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 10.3 per game. The Cyclones allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 54th and 106th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 196th place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 189th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 194th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 32nd in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 215th and 141st respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 124th with 12.8 per game. The Commodores allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 167th and 228th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 98th place in the nation. The Commodores force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in college basketball.
The Cyclones average 78.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 110.2 and they assist on 52.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72 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 37% of their shots. Iowa State turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.3%. The Cyclones give up 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 78.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.7 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 107.1 and 57.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Commodores give up 69.5 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 9-7 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-10 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-9 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 8-9 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/20/16 G Phillip McGloin Personal has left team
12/14/16 G Larry Austin Jr. Eligibility out for season
12/13/16 G Camron Justice Personal expected to transfer
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State -2
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