Monday, January 16, 2017
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Monday, January 16, 2017.
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The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 16-1 and a road record of 3-0. They are 5-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Cyclones have an overall record of 11-5 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 5-8 and they are 7-6 against the spread.
Frank Mason comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Josh Jackson averages 15.6 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 15.7 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 4.8 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 80%. Monte Morris averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kansas averages 86.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 5th in the country. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 82nd with 12.4 per game. The Jayhawks allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in Division 1.
Iowa State averages 81.6 points per game this year which ranks them 31st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 34th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 3rd with 9.8 per game. The Cyclones allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 41st and 84th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 301st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball.
The Jayhawks average 81.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.7 per contest. The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 118.4 and they assist on 56% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.2%. The Jayhawks give up 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 86.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 84 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 26.8 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 112.2 and 52.3% 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 36% of their shots. Iowa State turns it over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.7%. The Cyclones give up 59.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-10 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-7 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-6 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 5-8 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State
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