Iowa at Minnesota NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 1.5 point favorites.
Iowa comes into this game with an overall record of 16-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 82.0 points per game while giving up 72.7 per contest. Minnesota has an overall record of 14-5. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-11-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-9-1 against the over/under
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/18/18 F Cordell Pemsl Knee is out for season
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
Tyler Cook comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Luka Garza averages 14.2 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Amir Coffey averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Jordan Murphy averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.1 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa averages 82.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 159th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 12.3 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 213th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 185th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 114th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 317th place in Division 1. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 179th in the country with 73.4 points per game this year. They are 217th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 297th in the nation. They are 55th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 83rd in assists per contest with 14.9. The Golden Gophers are 203rd in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Golden Gophers surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 117th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 213th in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 128th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Gophers are 90th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 114.6, which is ranked 17th. They are 107th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 56th. As a unit they are 12th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 123rd in D-1. Iowa is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Minnesota is 232nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Gophers are 145th in the country in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 197th in Division 1 with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 280th. As a team they are 255th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 337th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -1.5
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