Kansas State Wildcats vs Iowa State Cyclones Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/8/2020
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State -4.5
The Kansas State Wildcats head to James H. Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 4.5 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 65.2 points per game while giving up 64.0 per contest. Iowa State has an overall record of 9-13. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-12-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 13-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-12-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-11-1 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/06/20 F James Love III Foot is out for season
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cartier Diarra averages 12.7 points per contest in 30.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.7 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%. Xavier Sneed comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Rasir Bolton averages 15.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Tyrese Haliburton scores 15.5 points per contest while playing 37.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.0 rebounds per contest and has 6.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 64.0 points per contest which is 51st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 152nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 189th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 80th place in D-1. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 326th in Division 1. Kansas State averages 65.2 points per contest, which is 316th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 278th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 211th in the nation. They average 33.7 boards per contest and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 266th and 173rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 72nd with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 258th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 267th and 317th in those defensive statistics. They rank 221st with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 275th with 37.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 301st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest. Iowa State is 103rd in the country with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 155th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 264th in the country. They are 211th in the nation in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 50th in assists per game with 15.0. The Cyclones are 240th in turnovers per contest with 12.6.
The Wildcats are 295th in the nation in offensive rating with 95.9. In terms of pace they are 270th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 263rd. As a team they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 117th in Division 1. Kansas State is 47th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 271st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 142nd. They are 90th in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 170th. As a unit they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 158th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas State +4.5 and over 137.5 total points
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