Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 4 point favorites.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-4 and a road record of 2-2. They are 10-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Cyclones have an overall record of 12-6 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 6-9 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Barry Brown comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. D.J. Johnson averages 12.4 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
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Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 16.1 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Monte Morris averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Kansas State averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 82nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 49th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 269th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 286th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in Division 1.
Iowa State averages 81.6 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 90th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 103rd in the nation. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 34th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 7th with 10.1 per game. The Cyclones allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 114th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 318th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 200th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 79 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 111.9 and they assist on 62% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Wildcats give up 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 84.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 23.3 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 111 and 51.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 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 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Iowa State turns it over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Cyclones give up 61.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-4 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-7 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-7 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-9 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/17/16 F Dante Williams Personal left the program
11/11/16 G Cartier Diarra Knee out for season
11/11/16 F James Love Foot out for season
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State -4
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