Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Iowa Hawkeyes head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Rutgers as 1 point favorites.
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The Hawkeyes come into this game with an overall record of 12-10 and a road record of 0-5. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Scarlet Knights have an overall record of 12-10 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 4-12 and they are 7-8 against the spread.
Peter Jok comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawkeyes. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Cordell Pemsl averages 9 points per game in 19.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Iowa. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
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Corey Sanders averages 12.6 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Scarlet Knights. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Nigel Johnson averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Iowa averages 80.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 112th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 158th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 211th with 13.7 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 77.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 283rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 153rd and 264th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 311th and they give up 17 assists per contest which puts them in 342nd place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 130th in Division 1.
Rutgers averages 66 points per game this year which ranks them 305th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 294th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 344th in the nation. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 303rd respectively. In the turnover department the Scarlet Knights rank 268th with 14.3 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 115th place in the nation. The Scarlet Knights force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in college basketball.
The Hawkeyes average 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.3 per contest. The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 107.3 and they assist on 59.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. 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 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.4%. The Hawkeyes give up 82.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Scarlet Knights score 71.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 58 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.7 points per game. The Scarlet Knights have a rating on offense of 96.7 and 46.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Rutgers turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.4%. The Scarlet Knights give up 61.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 64 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 7-11 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-9 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-8 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-12 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
01/30/17 G Peter Jok Back missed last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Rutgers
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Rutgers -1
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