Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The Scarlet Knights come into this game with an overall record of 11-5 and a road record of 2-4. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 9-7 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
Nigel Johnson comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Scarlet Knights. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Mike Williams averages 11.5 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Rutgers. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Peter Jok averages 22.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Cordell Pemsl averages 9.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 20.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Rutgers averages 68.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 251st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 237th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 324th in the country. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 199th with 13.8 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 125th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 91st and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in Division 1.
Iowa averages 83.9 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 85th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 88th in the nation. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 211th with 13.9 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 78.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 275th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 126th and 212th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 303rd and they give up 15.9 assists per contest which puts them in 301st place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in college basketball.
The Scarlet Knights average 63.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 54.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -20.3 per contest. The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 101.6 and they assist on 49.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Rutgers turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.9%. The Scarlet Knights give up 69.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hawkeyes score 90.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 81 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.7 points per game. The Hawkeyes have a rating on offense of 109.4 and 58.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Iowa turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31%. The Hawkeyes give up 75.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 88.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-5 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 4-6 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 5-7 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 6-6 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
01/04/17 G Corey Sanders Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Michigan State
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/24/16 F Dale Jones Wrist out 7-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa
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