Arizona at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Lahaina Civic Center
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The Arizona Wildcats head to Lahaina Civic Center to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 3 point favorites.
Arizona heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 28.0 as they are averaging 83.7 points per contest while giving up 55.7 per game. Iowa State has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 80.0 points per game and surrendering 61.7, good for a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 0-2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/09/18 G Lindell Wigginton Foot is out indefinitely
11/08/18 F Cameron Lard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/06/18 F Zoran Talley Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
10/19/18 F Solomon Young Groin is out indefinitely
Brandon Randolph comes into this game averaging 18.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Brandon Williams averages 14.3 points per contest in 28.7 minutes per game. He averages 4.7 assists per game and 1.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Marial Shayok scores 20.0 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Michael Jacobson averages 16.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.0 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 83.7 points per contest, which is 76th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 28.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 106th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 254th in the nation. They average 43.3 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 42nd and 210th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 345th with 8.7 per game. The Wildcats allow 55.7 points per contest, which is 17th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 35% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 162nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 190th, and they allow 8.7 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 128th in the nation with 80.0 points per contest this season. They are 135th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 18.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 181st in the NCAA. They are 147th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 169th in assists per game with 14.0. The Cyclones are 246th in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Cyclones give up 61.7 points per game, which ranks them 46th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 61st and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 132nd with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 313th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.1. In terms of pace they are 162nd in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 147th. As a team they are 134th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 283rd in Division 1. Arizona is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.4 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 236th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 109.1, which is ranked 125th. They are 140th in D-1 in pace with 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 129th. As a unit they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 105th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +3
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