Southern Miss vs Iowa State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/19/2019
Game: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State -17
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles head to James H. Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 17 point favorites.
Southern Miss comes into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. Iowa State has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 84.7 points per contest and giving up 68.7, which is a point differential of 16.0.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 2-0-0 against the spread this season
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Boban Jacdonmi comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Artur Konontsuk averages 13.3 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Rasir Bolton scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Michael Jacobson averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.0 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Southern Miss averages 74.0 points per contest, which is 162nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 46th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 242nd in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 96th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 82nd with 16.0 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 70.7 points per contest, which is 220th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 208th and 261st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 27.3 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 35th in the nation with 84.7 points per contest this season. They are 84th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 16.0. They shoot 28% from beyond the arc, which is good for 280th in the NCAA. They are 120th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.7 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 21.3. The Cyclones are 339th in turnovers per contest with 9.7. The Cyclones give up 68.7 points per game, which ranks them 178th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 148th and 320th in those defensive statistics. They rank 156th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 320th with 42.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 304th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per contest this year.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 160th. They are 170th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 103rd. As a unit they are 124th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 23% of their shot attempts, ranking 348th in D-1. Southern Miss is 81st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 343rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 52nd. They are 69th in D-1 in pace with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 115th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 167th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Southern Miss/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Southern Miss +17
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