Iowa State at West Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 16 point favorites.
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Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-14. They currently have a point differential of -1.2 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 75.0 per game. West Virginia has an overall record of 20-8. They are averaging 80.2 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 12.1.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-15 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 15-9 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 12-12 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 10-14 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/23/18 G Donovan Jackson Personal is OUT Saturday vs West Virginia
02/23/18 F Hans Brase Knee is "?" Saturday vs West Virginia
02/20/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is out for season
02/20/18 F Solomon Young Knee is out for season
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
Donovan Jackson averages 15.4 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Lindell Wigginton averages 15.9 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Daxter Miles averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Jevon Carter averages 16.8 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 75.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 242nd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 213th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they give up 14.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in college basketball. Iowa State averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 184th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 211th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 136th in D-1. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 293rd with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks them 69th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 71st with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 174th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mountaineers are 346th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game this season. West Virginia is 51st in Division 1 with 80.2 points per game this year. They are 249th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 12.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 178th in the nation. They are 52nd in college basketball in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 77th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Mountaineers are 287th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Cyclones are 282nd in the country in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 152nd. They are 205th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 224th. As a unit they are 230th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 251st in D-1. Iowa State is 299th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 224th in the country.
West Virginia is 325th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 56th in Division 1. The Mountaineers are 22nd in the nation in defensive rating with 95.5, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 36th. They are 101st in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 222nd. As a unit they are 190th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 117th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/West Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take West Virginia -16
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