Iowa State at Iowa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa as 1 point favorites.
Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-1. They currently have a point differential of 18.1 as they are averaging 80.0 points per contest while giving up 61.9 per game. Iowa has an overall record of 6-2. They are averaging 80.8 points per game and surrendering 74.3, good for a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 5-3-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-7-0 against the over/under
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-6-0 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/09/18 G Lindell Wigginton Foot is out indefinitely
10/19/18 F Solomon Young Groin is out indefinitely
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/05/18 G Joe Wieskamp Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Iowa State
11/28/18 F Cordell Pemsl Knee is out for season
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
Marial Shayok comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 88%. Michael Jacobson averages 16.8 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Tyler Cook averages 15.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Luka Garza averages 13.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State averages 80.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 82nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 207th in the nation. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 127th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 301st with 11.6 per game. The Cyclones allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 86th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 75th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 68th place in Division 1. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa is 70th in the country with 80.8 points per game this year. They are 226th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 247th in the nation. They are 124th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game, and 180th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Hawkeyes are 152nd in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Hawkeyes surrender 74.3 points per contest, which ranks them 235th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 210th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 305th with 15.5 assists allowed per contest and 210th with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawkeyes are 151st in country in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game.
The Cyclones are 50th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.9. In terms of pace they are 182nd in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 115th. As a team they are 91st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 115th in Division 1. Iowa State is 299th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 178th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 89th in the country in offensive rating with 110.1. In terms of pace they are 88th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 205th. As a team they are 98th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 98th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa -1
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