Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Iowa Hawkeyes head to Comcast Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 9.5 point favorites.
The Hawkeyes come into this game with an overall record of 15-13 and a road record of 1-7. They are 10-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Terrapins have an overall record of 22-6 and a home record of 12-4. They have an over/under record of 12-14 and they are 17-10 against the spread.
Peter Jok comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawkeyes. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Tyler Cook averages 11.8 points per game in 24.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Iowa. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
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Melo Trimble averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Justin Jackson averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Iowa averages 80.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 140th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 162nd in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game which ranks them 34th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 235th with 13.8 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 78 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 290th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 158th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 17.1 assists per contest which puts them in 343rd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in Division 1.
Maryland averages 74.3 points per game this year which ranks them 136th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 129th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 92nd in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 139th and 120th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 185th with 13.3 per game. The Terrapins allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 47th and 55th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 254th in college basketball.
The Hawkeyes average 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -9.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 106.8 and they assist on 62.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Iowa turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Hawkeyes give up 81.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 73.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.9 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 108.2 and 56.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Terrapins give up 66.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-14 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-11 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 17-10 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 12-14 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
02/24/17 G Dion Wiley Back "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
02/20/17 F Michal Cekovsky Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa +9.5
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