Iowa State at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/2/2018
Friday, March 2, 2018
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Friday, March 2, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 10 point favorites.
Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of -1.9 as they are averaging 73.6 points per contest while giving up 75.5 per game. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 17-12. They are averaging 86.2 points per contest and giving up 82.8, which is a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-16 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 16-10 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-19 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 17-11 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/20/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is out for season
02/20/18 F Solomon Young Knee is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Donovan Jackson averages 15.5 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Lindell Wigginton averages 16.5 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Christian James averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Trae Young averages 28 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 259th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 214th and 171st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 283rd, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 265th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in college basketball. Iowa State averages 73.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 191st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 219th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 99th in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 123rd and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 297th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners surrender 82.8 points per contest, which ranks them 338th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 275th in those defensive statistics. They rank 287th with 14.9 assists allowed per contest, and 303rd with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 162nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. Oklahoma is 4th in Division 1 with 86.2 points per game this year. They are 73rd in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 90th in the nation. They are 62nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 68th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Sooners are 112th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Cyclones are 286th in the country in defensive rating with 107.9, and their offensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 163rd. They are 194th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 222nd. As a unit they are 233rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 240th in D-1. Iowa State is 301st 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 51%, which is 216th in the country.
Oklahoma is 228th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 253rd in Division 1. The Sooners are 274th in the nation in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 57th. They are 8th in D-1 in pace with 76.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 57th. As a unit they are 49th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 87th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma -10
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