Baylor vs Iowa State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State +4
The Baylor Bears travel to James H. Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 4 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.1 as they are averaging 72.7 points per contest while giving up 58.6 per game. Iowa State has an overall mark of 9-10. They are averaging 76.2 points per contest and giving up 72.5, which is a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 12-6-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-9-1 against the over/under
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/28/20 G Tre Jackson Nose is questionable Wednesday vs Baylor
MaCio Teague averages 13.8 points per game in 32.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Jared Butler comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Rasir Bolton averages 15.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Tyrese Haliburton averages 15.7 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 58.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 69th, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 84th place in the NCAA. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in the nation. Baylor averages 72.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 225th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 91st in D-1. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 61st and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 302nd with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 72.5 points per contest, which ranks them 260th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 243rd and 331st in those defensive statistics. They rank 218th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest, and 270th with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 298th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. Iowa State is 65th in the country with 76.2 points per game this year. They are 127th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 280th in the nation. They are 164th in the country in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 15.9. The Cyclones are 273rd in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 108, which is ranked 53rd. They are 286th in college basketball in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 209th. As a unit they are 207th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 190th in D-1. Baylor is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 300th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 106th. They are 65th in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 133rd. As a unit they are 145th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 125th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State +4
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