Iowa State vs Auburn predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Auburn Arena in Auburn, AL
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn -7.5
The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 7.5 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-9. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 72.1 per contest. Auburn has an overall record of 16-2. They are averaging 79.0 points per game and surrendering 67.4, good for a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 6-11-1 against the over/under
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/24/20 G Terrence Lewis Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rasir Bolton averages 14.7 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Tyrese Haliburton comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Isaac Okoro averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Samir Doughty averages 14.4 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 244th and 328th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 217th place in the NCAA. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in the nation. Iowa State averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 69th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 259th in D-1. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 190th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 67.4 points per contest, which ranks them 136th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 82nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 39th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 214th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 225th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game. Auburn is 26th in the country with 79.0 points per game this year. They are 135th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 279th in the nation. They are 14th in the country in rebounding with 41.1 boards per game and 138th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Tigers are 225th in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Cyclones are 107th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1. In terms of pace they are 67th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 108th. As a team they are 121st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 128th in Division 1. Iowa State is 281st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn is 279th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 109.4, which is ranked 37th. They are 81st in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 121st. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 62nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Auburn -7.5
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