Kansas State at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 10 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 65.6 points per game while giving up 59.5 per contest. Iowa State has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 81.3 points per game and surrendering 65.0, good for a point differential of 16.3.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-5-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/19/18 F Dean Wade Foot is out indefinitely
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/11/19 F Cameron Lard Ankle injured last game, is doubtful Saturday vs Kansas State
Kamau Stokes averages 10.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Barry Brown comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Michael Jacobson averages 13.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Marial Shayok averages 20.1 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 59.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 50th and 55th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 59th, and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the NCAA. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in the nation. Kansas State averages 65.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 325th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 277th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 303rd in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 193rd and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 65.0 points per contest, which ranks them 40th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 91st in those defensive statistics. They rank 143rd with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 94th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 264th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Iowa State is 42nd in the country with 81.3 points per game this year. They are 34th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 16.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 92nd in the nation. They are 168th in the country in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Cyclones are 336th in turnovers per game with 10.7.
The Wildcats are 299th in the nation in offensive rating with 96.8. In terms of pace they are 291st in the country with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 302nd. As a team they are 314th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 272nd in Division 1. Kansas State is 225th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 338th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 115.9, which is ranked 15th. They are 187th in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 38th. As a unit they are 36th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 122nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa State -10
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