Iowa State at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 9 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-9. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 73.2 per contest. Baylor has an overall record of 12-10. They are averaging 77.4 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-11 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 5-9 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/29/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Donovan Jackson averages 15.9 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 1.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%. Lindell Wigginton averages 16.1 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Jo Acuil averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Manu Lecomte averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 141st and 229th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 244th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in college basketball. Iowa State averages 74.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 176th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 192nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 93rd and 174th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 307th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears surrender 70.1 points per contest, which ranks them 130th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 14.5 assists allowed per contest, and 42nd with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 23rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game this season. Baylor is 100th in Division 1 with 77.4 points per game this year. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 105th in the nation. They are 40th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game and 59th in assists per contest with 15.9. The Bears are 192nd in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Cyclones are 253rd in the country in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 135th. They are 242nd in college basketball in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 199th. As a unit they are 199th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 209th in D-1. Iowa State is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 189th in the country.
Baylor is 202nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 96th in Division 1. The Bears are 155th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 59th. They are 228th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 95th. As a unit they are 92nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor -9
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