Baylor at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Baylor Bears head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 3 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 78.4 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. Iowa State has an overall record of 9-6. They are averaging 76.1 points per game and surrendering 73.8, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 5-4 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 2-6 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-8 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-4 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Manu Lecomte averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 91%. Jo Acuil averages 15.8 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 9.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Donovan Jackson scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 1.9 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 93%. Lindell Wigginton averages 15.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 78.4 points per contest this year, which is 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 81st in Division 1. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 45th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 163rd with 13.5 per game. The Bears allow 66.8 points per contest, which is 63rd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 34th and 108th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 46th, and they allow 14.9 assists per game which puts them in 277th place in college basketball. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 143rd in the country with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 219th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 164th in Division 1. They are 49th in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 195th in assists per game with 13.6. The Cyclones are 279th in turnovers per contest with 12.1. The Cyclones give up 73.8 points per game, which ranks them 213th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 155th and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 237th with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 76th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Bears are 40th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 96.5 is ranked 77th. In terms of pace they are 262nd in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 43rd. As a team they are 45th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. Baylor is 141st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 42nd in the nation.
Iowa State is 291st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 216th in the nation. The Cyclones are 151st in the country in offensive rating with 105.9, and their defensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 216th. In terms of pace they are 181st in Division 1 with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 222nd. As a team they are 214th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 200th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -3
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