Iowa State vs Kansas Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/17/2020
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas -16
The Iowa State Cyclones head to Allen Fieldhouse to take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday, February 17, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 16 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Kansas has an overall mark of 22-3. They are averaging 74.8 points per contest and giving up 60.2, which is a point differential of 14.6.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-11-2 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 15-10-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/11/20 G Tyrese Haliburton Wrist is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/09/19 F Jalen Wilson Ankle is out indefinitely
11/05/19 F Mitch Lightfoot Redshirt is out for season
01/22/20 F Silvio De Sousa Suspension is out next 12 games
Solomon Young comes into this game averaging 9.4 points per contest while playing 19.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Rasir Bolton averages 14.7 points per contest in 30.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Devon Dotson scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Udoka Azubuike averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.9 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is 43%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State averages 73.8 points per contest, which is 110th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 132nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 255th in the nation. They average 34.9 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 207th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 204th with 12.9 per game. The Cyclones allow 71.9 points per contest, which is 251st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 235th and 308th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 261st, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 206th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 288th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 84th in the nation with 74.8 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 14.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 88th in the NCAA. They are 48th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 88th in assists per game with 14.3. The Jayhawks are 210th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Jayhawks give up 60.2 points per game, which ranks them 7th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Jayhawks are 179th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Cyclones are 135th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 94th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 138th. As a team they are 150th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 157th in Division 1. Iowa State is 226th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 203rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 42nd in the country in offensive rating with 108.7. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 25th. As a team they are 46th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 286th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa State +16
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