Kansas at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/5/2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 1 point favorites.
Kansas comes into this game with an overall record of 12-1. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 80.8 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. Iowa State has an overall record of 11-2. They are averaging 82.5 points per game and surrendering 64.8, good for a point differential of 17.7.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-4-0 against the over/under
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Lagerald Vick averages 15.5 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Michael Jacobson averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Marial Shayok averages 19.8 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 47th and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 226th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 177th place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in the nation. Kansas averages 80.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 53rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 46th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 176th in D-1. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 46th and 89th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 220th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 64.8 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 147th with 12.7 assists allowed per contest, and 78th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 241st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game. Iowa State is 36th in the country with 82.5 points per game this year. They are 40th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 17.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 147th in the nation. They are 99th in the country in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 16.8. The Cyclones are 336th in turnovers per game with 10.7.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 91st. They are 93rd in college basketball in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 98th. As a unit they are 108th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 311th in D-1. Kansas is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 342nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 117.2, which is ranked 10th. They are 184th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 37th. As a unit they are 38th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 120th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State -1
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