Iowa State vs Oklahoma State Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 3/11/2020
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State -4.5
The Iowa State Cyclones travel to Sprint Center to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 4.5 point favorites.
Iowa State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-19. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 73.0 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 17-14. They are averaging 67.5 points per game and surrendering 65.9, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 13-17-1 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 16-13-2 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 14-17-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 16-14-1 against the over/under
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
03/09/20 G Prentiss Nixon Ankle injured last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Oklahoma State
03/09/20 G Rasir Bolton Concussion is questionable Wednesday vs Oklahoma State
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 14.7 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Solomon Young comes into this contest averaging 10.1 points per game while playing 20.8 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 45% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Lindy Waters averages 10.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Cameron McGriff averages 12.2 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones allow 73.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 273rd in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 284th and 317th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 233rd place in the NCAA. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in the nation. Iowa State averages 72.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 173rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 275th in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 232nd and 93rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 162nd with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 65.9 points per contest, which ranks them 76th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 214th with 13.0 assists allowed per contest, and 165th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 246th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game. Oklahoma State is 277th in the country with 67.5 points per game this year. They are 251st in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 268th in the nation. They are 145th in the country in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game and 276th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Cowboys are 153rd in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Cyclones are 175th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 111th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 180th. As a team they are 175th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 163rd in Division 1. Iowa State is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 126th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 250th in the country in offensive rating with 98.4. In terms of pace they are 221st in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 285th. As a team they are 253rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 261st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa State/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -4.5
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