Iowa at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/7/2017
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 5 point favorites.
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Iowa heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 78.0 points per contest while giving up 74.7 per game. Iowa State has an overall record of 5-2. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 73.3, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/06/17 F Ryan Kriener Concussion is "?" Thursday vs Iowa State
11/19/17 G Connor McCaffery Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/06/17 G Jakolby Long Concussion is "?" Thursday vs Iowa
12/06/17 F Zoran Talley Foot is "?" Thursday vs Iowa
Jordan Bohannon averages 12.7 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Tyler Cook averages 14.6 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Lindell Wigginton averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Donovan Jackson averages 17 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 1.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawkeyes allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 147th and 194th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 207th, and they give up 15.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 281st place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in college basketball. Iowa averages 78.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 127th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 39th in D-1. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 62nd and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 120th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 73.3 points per contest, which ranks them 206th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 219th and 252nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 191st with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 155th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 56th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season. Iowa State is 154th in Division 1 with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 158th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 81st in the nation. They are 159th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game and 180th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Cyclones are 300th in turnovers per game with 11.9.
The Hawkeyes are 106th in the nation in offensive rating with 109, and their defensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 255th. In terms of pace they are 174th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 92nd. As a team they are 111th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 237th in Division 1. Iowa is 133rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 137th in the nation.
Iowa State is 290th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 253rd in the nation. The Cyclones are 133rd in the country in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 103 is ranked 237th. In terms of pace they are 184th in Division 1 with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 145th. As a team they are 158th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 160th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa State -5
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