Oklahoma at Iowa State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/25/2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Monday, February 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 9.5 point favorites.
Oklahoma comes into this game with an overall record of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Iowa State has an overall record of 19-8. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 67.2, good for a point differential of 11.1.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 17-6-3 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-16-1 against the over/under
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 15-11-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 11-14-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/13/19 F Solomon Young Groin is out for season
Brady Manek averages 11.7 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Christian James comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Lindell Wigginton averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Marial Shayok averages 18.5 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 121st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 278th, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the NCAA. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 94th in the nation. Oklahoma averages 71.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 227th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 218th in D-1. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 35th and 231st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 246th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 67th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 70th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 135th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 157th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 203rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Iowa State is 53rd in the country with 78.3 points per game this year. They are 29th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 107th in the nation. They are 190th in the country in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Cyclones are 327th in turnovers per game with 10.9.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 239th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 241st. As a unit they are 261st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 299th in D-1. Oklahoma is 243rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 326th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 113.4, which is ranked 18th. They are 203rd in D-1 in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 32nd. As a unit they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State -9.5
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