Iowa State vs Oklahoma State Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/29/2020
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State -6.5
The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 6.5 point favorites.
Iowa State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-16. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 14-14. They are averaging 66.7 points per game and surrendering 66.5, good for a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 13-15-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 14-12-2 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-16-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 15-12-1 against the over/under
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/11/20 G Tyrese Haliburton Wrist is out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/20/20 G Chris Harris Jr. Knee is out for season
Rasir Bolton averages 14.4 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Solomon Young comes into this contest averaging 9.9 points per game while playing 20.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Isaac Likekele averages 10.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Cameron McGriff averages 11.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 265th and 322nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they give up 13.0 assists per contest which puts them in 217th place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 287th in the nation. Iowa State averages 72.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 124th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 225th in D-1. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 221st and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 196th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 66.5 points per contest, which ranks them 98th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 61st in those defensive statistics. They rank 243rd with 13.5 assists allowed per contest, and 215th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 216th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Oklahoma State is 296th in the country with 66.7 points per game this year. They are 304th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 301st in the nation. They are 126th in the country in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game and 294th in assists per contest with 11.5. The Cowboys are 191st in turnovers per game with 13.0.
The Cyclones are 156th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.6. In terms of pace they are 108th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 175th in Division 1. Iowa State is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 175th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 275th in the country in offensive rating with 97.3. In terms of pace they are 229th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 318th. As a team they are 294th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 257th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -6.5
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