Texas at Iowa State College Basketball Parlay 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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The Texas Longhorns head to Sprint Center to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 6.5 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 18-13. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 68.2 per contest. Iowa State has an overall record of 13-17. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 75.7, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 14-13 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 12-15 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-17 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 16-11 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/05/18 F Mohamed Bamba Toe is questionable Wednesday vs Iowa State
02/23/18 G Eric Davis Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/20/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is out for season
02/20/18 F Solomon Young Knee is out for season
Mohamed Bamba averages 13 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.5 assists per game and 10.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 13.7 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Donovan Jackson averages 15.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Lindell Wigginton scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 68.2 points per contest which is 70th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 39th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 133rd in the nation. Texas averages 71.9 points per contest this year, which is 232nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 220th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 330th in college basketball. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 11.5 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 317th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 260th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones give up 75.7 points per game, which ranks them 261st in the country. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 205th and 145th in those defensive statistics. They rank 259th with 14.3 dimes allowed per game and 293rd with 37.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 53rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per contest this year. Iowa State is 196th in Division 1 with 73.1 points per contest this season. They are 247th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 135th in D-1. They are 101st in college basketball in rebounding with 36.7 boards per contest and 177th in assists per game with 13.6. The Cyclones are 284th in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Longhorns are 211th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 58th. In terms of pace they are 290th in the country with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 238th. As a team they are 270th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 154th in Division 1. Texas is 268th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 41st in the nation.
Iowa State is 296th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 209th in the nation. The Cyclones are 199th in the country in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 284th. In terms of pace they are 174th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 245th. As a team they are 262nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 240th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas -6.5 and over 148 total points
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