Iowa at Ohio State NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/26/2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Value City Arena
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 2.5 point favorites.
Iowa comes into this game with an overall record of 21-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 17-10. They are averaging 70.0 points per game and surrendering 64.3, good for a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-14-0 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-15-0 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-14-1 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 Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
02/25/19 G C.J. Jackson Shoulder is questionable Tuesday vs Iowa
Tyler Cook comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 67%. Luka Garza averages 13.3 points per game in 23.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Kaleb Wesson averages 14.4 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. C.J. Jackson averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa averages 80.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 33rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 54th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 253rd with 12.3 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 195th and 53rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 113th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 319th place in Division 1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 256th in the country with 70.0 points per game this year. They are 168th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 136th in the nation. They are 224th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game, and 131st in assists per contest with 14.0. The Buckeyes are 210th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Buckeyes surrender 64.3 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 41st and 67th in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 82nd with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 138th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Hawkeyes have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 20th. They are 115th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 62nd. As a unit they are 25th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in D-1. Iowa is 268th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 125th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 158th. They are 298th in D-1 in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 150th. As a unit they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 155th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State -2.5
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