Iowa State vs Baylor Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Baylor Bears
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Ferrell Center in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -10
The Iowa State Cyclones head to Ferrell Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 10 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 78.4 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Baylor has an overall record of 13-1. They are averaging 73.7 points per game and surrendering 58.1, good for a point differential of 15.6.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-7-1 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 9-5-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rasir Bolton averages 15.1 points per contest in 30.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Tyrese Haliburton comes into this game averaging 16.6 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
MaCio Teague averages 14.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Jared Butler scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 71.7 points per contest which is 241st in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 250th and 329th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 285th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 216th place in D-1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in Division 1. Iowa State averages 78.4 points per contest, which is 34th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 81st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 230th in the nation. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 190th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 322nd with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears give up 58.1 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 61st with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 65th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 296th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. Baylor is 123rd in the country with 73.7 points per contest this season. They are 193rd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 15.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 64th in the country. They are 69th in the nation in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 138th in assists per game with 13.9. The Bears are 291st in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Cyclones are 69th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 72nd in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 94th. As a team they are 115th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 139th in Division 1. Iowa State is 336th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 300th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 58th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 264th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 175th. As a team they are 179th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 185th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Iowa State +10 and over 141.5 total points
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