Kansas at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Get todays College basketball odds and lines on this game.
The Kansas Jayhawks head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 6.5 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member College Basketball Picks. No Obligation Click Here
Kansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-6. They currently have a point differential of 11.2 as they are averaging 81.7 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Iowa State has an overall record of 13-11. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 74.0, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-11 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-13 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 13-9 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/05/18 F Hans Brase Knee is out indefinitely
01/29/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is out indefinitely
Devonte' Graham averages 17.7 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 15.8 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Lindell Wigginton scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Donovan Jackson averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas averages 81.7 points per contest this year, which is 34th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 25th in Division 1. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 152nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 294th with 11.8 per game. The Jayhawks allow 70.5 points per contest, which is 133rd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 52nd and 65th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 235th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 121st place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 195th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 188th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 224th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 110th in Division 1. They are 94th in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 174th in assists per game with 13.7. The Cyclones are 295th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Cyclones give up 74.0 points per game, which ranks them 227th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 170th and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 269th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 63rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest this year.
The Jayhawks are 99th in the country in defensive rating with 99.3, and their offensive rating of 115 is ranked 22nd. They are 107th in college basketball in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 14th. As a unit they are 29th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 81st in D-1. Kansas is 295th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 57th in the country.
Iowa State is 294th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 183rd in the nation. The Cyclones are 155th in the country in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 259th. In terms of pace they are 216th in Division 1 with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 228th. As a team they are 242nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 247th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas -6.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks