Western Illinois at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Western Illinois Leathernecks head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 17.5 point favorites.
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Western Illinois heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 30.5 as they are averaging 84.0 points per contest while giving up 53.5 per game. Iowa State has an overall mark of 3-2. They are averaging 74.8 points per contest and giving up 77.6, which is a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Western Illinois Leathernecks Betting Trends
The Western Illinois Leathernecks are 2-0 against the spread this season
The Western Illinois Leathernecks are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Key Western Illinois Leathernecks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Gilbeck averages 17.5 points per contest in 25.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 78% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%. Dalan Ancrum averages 21 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Nick Weiler-Babb averages 15.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 38.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes 6.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Donovan Jackson scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 1.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Leathernecks allow 53.5 points per contest which is 6th in Division 1. They also surrender a 36% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 193rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 26.0 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 129th place in the country. They force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 309th in the nation. Western Illinois averages 84.0 points per contest this year, which is 74th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 30.5 and their shooting percentage is 55% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 85th in college basketball. They average 40.5 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 257th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones give up 77.6 points per game, which ranks them 265th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 262nd and 301st in those defensive statistics. They rank 241st with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 149th with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 31st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest this year. Iowa State is 194th in Division 1 with 74.8 points per contest this season. They are 187th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 173rd in D-1. They are 235th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 277th in assists per game with 11.8. The Cyclones are 248th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Leathernecks are 17th in the nation in offensive rating with 121.7, and their defensive rating of 77.5 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 285th in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 10th. As a team they are 24th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 252nd in Division 1. Western Illinois is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 23 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 58th in the nation.
Iowa State is 230th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 291st in the nation. The Cyclones are 181st in the country in offensive rating with 105.6, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 299th. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 194th. As a team they are 176th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 216th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Western Illinois +17.5 and under 147 total points
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