Oregon at Iowa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/15/2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Oregon Ducks head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 4 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 30.5 as they are averaging 82.5 points per contest while giving up 52.0 per game. Iowa has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 85.0 points per contest and giving up 72.5, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 0-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 0-2-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/09/18 G Will Richardson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/06/18 F Louis King Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
Bol Bol comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 26.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 12.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Payton Pritchard averages 16.0 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game. He averages 5.5 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Tyler Cook scores 14.5 points per contest while playing 26.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Jordan Bohannon averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.0 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 82.5 points per contest, which is 111th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 30.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 52nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 44%, which is good for 34th in the nation. They average 45.5 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 40th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 349th with 7.0 per game. The Ducks allow 52.0 points per contest, which is 17th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 26% shooting percentage and a 23% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 183rd, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 96th place in the country. They force 5.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa is 95th in the nation with 85.0 points per contest this season. They are 118th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 28% from beyond the arc, which is good for 285th in the NCAA. They are 138th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 127th in assists per game with 15.5. The Hawkeyes are 64th in turnovers per contest with 16.5. The Hawkeyes give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 206th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 169th and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 209th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 140th with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawkeyes are 220th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest this year.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 132, which is ranked 14th. They are 346th in college basketball in pace with 62.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 66th. As a unit they are 53rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 317th in D-1. Oregon is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.4 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 68th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 144th in the country in offensive rating with 109. In terms of pace they are 40th in Division 1 with 78.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 136th. As a team they are 55th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 96th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon -4
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