Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 7-7 and a road record of 0-2. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-9. The Cyclones have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 2-8 and they are 6-4 against the spread.
Tevin Mack comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 57%. Kerwin Roach Jr. averages 10.9 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 15.7 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Monte Morris averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Texas averages 70.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 220th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 194th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 323rd in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 147th and 293rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 107th with 12.6 per game. The Longhorns allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 215th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 207th in Division 1.
Iowa State averages 81 points per game this year which ranks them 36th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 105th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 54th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 4th with 9.7 per game. The Cyclones allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 66th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 111th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 57th in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 59.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 101.3 and they assist on 45.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.7%. The Longhorns give up 68 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 87.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 29.3 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 110.8 and 51.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. 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 11.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.6%. The Cyclones give up 58.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 60.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 7-6 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 4-9 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-4 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-8 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/04/17 G Kendal Yancy Ankle "?"
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/03/17 G Nick Weiler-Babb Thigh is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Baylor
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State
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