Iowa at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Value City Arena
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The Iowa Hawkeyes head to Value City Arena to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 12.5 point favorites.
Iowa heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 80.7 points per contest while giving up 78.3 per game. Ohio State has an overall record of 21-5. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 66.1, good for a point differential of 10.8.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-11 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 15-7 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 6-18 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/28/17 G Connor McCaffery Mouth is out indefinitely
02/09/18 G Brady Ellingson Concussion is "?" Saturday vs Ohio State
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
02/04/18 G Kam Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
Tyler Cook averages 15.7 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Jordan Bohannon averages 13.7 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Keita Bates-Diop scores 20.2 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Jae'Sean Tate averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa averages 80.7 points per contest this year, which is 43rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 36th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 55th in Division 1. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 18.7 assists per game, which ranks them 57th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 173rd with 13.2 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 78.3 points per contest, which is 312th in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 275th and 262nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they allow 15.8 assists per game which puts them in 319th place in college basketball. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 106th in the country with 76.9 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the nation in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 160th in Division 1. They are 104th in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 100th in assists per game with 14.9. The Buckeyes are 279th in turnovers per contest with 12.0. The Buckeyes give up 66.1 points per game, which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 42nd and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 60th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 31.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 127th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Hawkeyes are 44th in the nation in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 307th. In terms of pace they are 85th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 54th. As a team they are 65th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 264th in Division 1. Iowa is 220th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 263rd in the nation.
Ohio State is 251st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 68th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 50th in the country in offensive rating with 111.7, and their defensive rating of 96 is ranked 45th. In terms of pace they are 249th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 48th. As a team they are 48th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 271st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa +12.5
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