Iowa State at Kansas NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/21/2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
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The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday, January 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 4.5 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 64.2 per contest. Kansas has an overall record of 15-3. They are averaging 78.0 points per game and surrendering 69.8, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-7-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 5-13-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/13/19 F Solomon Young Groin is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Michael Jacobson averages 13.1 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Marial Shayok comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Lagerald Vick averages 15.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Dedric Lawson averages 18.9 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 47th and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 144th, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 115th place in the NCAA. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 244th in the nation. Iowa State averages 78.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 55th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 106th in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 184th and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 340th with 10.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 139th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 165th in those defensive statistics. They rank 222nd with 13.6 assists allowed per contest, and 219th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 230th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game. Kansas is 74th in the country with 78.0 points per game this year. They are 45th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 131st in the nation. They are 72nd in the country in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game and 138th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Jayhawks are 173rd in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Cyclones are 24th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.7. In terms of pace they are 235th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 53rd. As a team they are 53rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 113th in Division 1. Iowa State is 339th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 190th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 118th in the country in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 102nd in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 79th. As a team they are 98th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 302nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -4.5
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