Kansas State at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/29/2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Friday, December 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 2.5 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.5 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 62.3 per contest. Iowa State has an overall mark of 9-2. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-7 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-5 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 3-5 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 5-4 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/28/17 G Jakolby Long Concussion is "?" Friday vs Kansas State
12/06/17 F Zoran Talley Foot is out indefinitely
Kamau Stokes averages 14.2 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.7 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Barry Brown averages 14.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Lindell Wigginton averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Donovan Jackson scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 1.5 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 62.3 points per contest which is 19th in Division 1. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 121st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 57th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in the nation. Kansas State averages 76.8 points per contest this year, which is 140th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 49th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 185th in college basketball. They average 33.8 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 272nd and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 341st with 10.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones give up 69.4 points per game, which ranks them 121st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 114th and 168th in those defensive statistics. They rank 138th with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 214th with 35.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 82nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year. Iowa State is 167th in Division 1 with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 188th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 131st in D-1. They are 98th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.2 boards per contest and 206th in assists per game with 13.6. The Cyclones are 309th in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Wildcats are 61st in the country in defensive rating with 93.7, and their offensive rating of 115.6 is ranked 30th. They are 335th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 56th. As a unit they are 51st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 110th in D-1. Kansas State is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 42nd in the country.
Iowa State is 295th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 138th in the nation. The Cyclones are 130th in the country in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 143rd. In terms of pace they are 220th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 179th. As a team they are 177th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 159th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas State +2.5 and under 149 total points
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