Oklahoma vs Iowa State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State -2
The Oklahoma Sooners travel to James H. Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa State as 2 point favorites.
Oklahoma comes into this game with an overall record of 11-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 74.4 points per game while giving up 68.6 per contest. Iowa State has an overall mark of 7-7. They are averaging 78.2 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-7-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-7-0 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-6-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kristian Doolittle comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Austin Reaves averages 16.1 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Tyrese Haliburton averages 16.7 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 7.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Rasir Bolton averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 74.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 114th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 224th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 269th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 293rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 346th with 10.5 per game. The Sooners allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 57th and 161st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 303rd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 131st place in Division 1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 79th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 46th in the country with 78.2 points per game this year. They are 93rd in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 248th in the nation. They are 186th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 23rd in assists per contest with 16.6. The Cyclones are 315th in turnovers per game with 11.7. The Cyclones surrender 71.9 points per contest, which ranks them 242nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 238th and 322nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 234th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 307th with 38.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 316th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game.
The Sooners are 142nd in the nation in offensive rating with 102.9. In terms of pace they are 78th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 242nd. As a team they are 190th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 329th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 87th. They are 66th in D-1 in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 112th. As a unit they are 130th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 149th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State -2
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