Iowa State at Texas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/22/2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
Frank Erwin Center
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Monday, January 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas as 7 point favorites.
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Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 75.5 points per contest while giving up 73.3 per game. Texas has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 71.9 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-9 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-6 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Donovan Jackson averages 16.1 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%. Lindell Wigginton averages 16.3 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Mohamed Bamba averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.6 rebounds per contest and 0.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 14.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 155th and 214th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd, and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 61st in college basketball. Iowa State averages 75.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 143rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 194th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 130th in D-1. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 68th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 304th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 66.5 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 243rd with 36.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 172nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season. Texas is 236th in Division 1 with 71.9 points per game this year. They are 193rd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 337th in the nation. They are 129th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 315th in assists per contest with 11.6. The Longhorns are 225th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Cyclones are 233rd in the country in defensive rating with 103.7, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 126th. They are 206th in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 200th. As a unit they are 201st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 194th in D-1. Iowa State is 307th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 193rd in the country.
Texas is 228th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 24th in Division 1. The Longhorns are 43rd in the nation in defensive rating with 94.7, and their offensive rating of 102.5 is ranked 220th. They are 283rd in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 231st. As a unit they are 267th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 173rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas -7
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