Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Iowa Hawkeyes Prediction, 11/17/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
Location: Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA
The Arkansas State Red Wolves (1-2) are en route to Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday where they will go up against the Iowa Hawkeyes (2-1).
The Arkansas State Red Wolves played Alcorn State and took home the win by a score of 100-86 in their last game. Arkansas State finished the contest with a 52.3% FG percentage (34 of 65) and buried 19 of their 43 shots from 3-point land. At the free throw line, the Red Wolves knocked down 13 of 17 shots for a percentage of 76.5%. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they earned a total of 31 with 11 of them being offensive. They also dished out 28 dimes in this game in addition to forcing 7 turnovers and getting 4 steals. Pertaining to the defense, Arkansas State allowed 50.0% from the field on 28 out of 56 shooting. Alcorn State doled out 10 dimes and had 9 steals in this matchup. Additionally, Alcorn State pulled down 32 rebounds (11 offensive, 21 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Alcorn State ended up going 79.4% at the charity stripe by knocking down 27 of 34 attempts. They also made 3 out of their 7 attempts from 3-point range. In relation to personal fouls, the Red Wolves ended up finishing with 23 and Alcorn State totaled 16 personal fouls.
Dyondre Dominguez is one guy who was a factor in the game. He accumulated 18 points on 7 of 10 shooting. He played for 23 mins and also pulled down 9 boards. He finished shooting 70.0% from the field and recorded 3 assists.
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Arkansas State heads into this matchup with a win-loss mark of 1-2 on the season. They lose possession via turnover 12.3 times per contest and as a squad they commit 20.3 personal fouls per game. As a team, Arkansas State is collecting 31.3 rebounds per game and has 50 assists for the year, which ranks 74th in the nation in terms of passing. The Red Wolves are shooting 34.9% on shots from distance (30 of 86) and 69.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 83.7 points per outing (92nd in D-1) while going 47.6% from the floor.
On the defensive end of the court, the Red Wolves are able to force 9.7 turnovers every game and they draw 17.7 fouls. They give up 40.5% from 3-point land and they are 357th in the country in PPG allowed (90.7). The Red Wolves defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 55.1% (97 of 176) and they concede 34.0 boards per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 207th in the country in allowing assists to their opponents with 36 surrendered on the year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Iowa Hawkeyes went home defeated by a final of 92-84 when they faced Creighton. The Hawkeyes were able to corral 21 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 27 for the matchup. They also coughed it up 7 times, while earning 7 steals for this game. Creighton committed 14 fouls for the matchup which took the Hawkeyes to the charity stripe for 14 shots. They were able to convert 10 of the free throw tries for a rate of 71.4%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, Iowa knocked down 6 out of 14 tries (42.9%). When the final whistle blew, the Hawkeyes shot 34 out of 68 from the field which had them sitting at 50.0%. The Hawkeyes permitted Creighton to convert 32 of their 62 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 51.6% in this game. They finished 34.5% from behind the 3-point line via 10 of 29 and finished the game at 18 of 24 from the free throw line (75.0%). In reference to cleaning the glass, Iowa allowed Creighton to get 37 overall (8 on the offensive side).
Ben Krikke ended up being a major contributor for the Hawkeyes for the contest. He tallied 24 points in his 31 mins of playing time and added 1 assist for this contest. He knocked down 11 of 18 for the matchup giving him a rate of 61.1%, and had 5 rebounds.
Iowa has a win-loss record of 2-1 on the campaign. The Hawkeyes are committing 17.0 personal fouls per contest while shooting 73.9% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 23.3 times per game (7th in the country) and they cough up possession 6.7 times per game. Iowa has 292 pts for the year (97.3 per contest) and they grab 40.7 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Hawkeyes are shooting 49.8% from the field, which has them ranked 72nd in the nation.
The Hawkeyes on the defensive end are ranked 275th in college basketball in PPG given up with 75.7. They are able to force 15.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.3% from the field (210th in college basketball). The Iowa defense gives up 26.3% from downtown (20 of 76) and opponents are knocking down 70.5% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 11.7 assists and 40.7 rebounds every game, which is ranked 175th and 320th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arkansas State
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