Iowa State at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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The Iowa State Cyclones head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 5 point favorites.
Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 18.7 as they are averaging 83.6 points per contest while giving up 64.9 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 6-6. They are averaging 71.3 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-5-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-8-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/29/18 F Kentrevious Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
Marial Shayok comes into this game averaging 20.1 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Michael Jacobson averages 15.4 points per contest in 27.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Cameron McGriff scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Lindy Waters averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State averages 83.6 points per contest, which is 24th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 18.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 151st in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 100th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 337th with 10.8 per game. The Cyclones allow 64.9 points per contest, which is 49th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 93rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 57th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 159th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 253rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 253rd in the nation with 71.3 points per contest this season. They are 161st in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the NCAA. They are 207th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 145th in assists per game with 14.3. The Cowboys are 53rd in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Cowboys give up 69.4 points per game, which ranks them 128th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 82nd and 187th in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 142nd with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 236th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year.
The Cyclones are 8th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.1. In terms of pace they are 172nd in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 25th. As a team they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. Iowa State is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 32nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 100.9, which is ranked 242nd. They are 182nd in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 126th. As a unit they are 149th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 145th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State -5
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