Idaho State Bengals vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction, 11/12/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Idaho State Bengals vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Sunday, November 12, 2023
Location: James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA
The Idaho State Bengals (1-0) are en route to James H. Hilton Coliseum on Sunday where they will play the Iowa State Cyclones (2-0).
The Idaho State Bengals stepped onto the hardwood against Warner Pacific and walked away with a win by a score of 92-36 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Bengals ended up with 12 and Warner Pacific racked up 17 personal fouls. They also made 4 of 18 attempts from downtown. Warner Pacific ended up going 66.7% at the free throw line by making 2 of 3 attempts. Moreover, Warner Pacific pulled down 16 rebounds (3 offensive, 13 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Warner Pacific earned 5 assists and had 4 steals for this contest. When discussing defending, Idaho State allowed 28.3% from the floor on 15 of 53 shooting. They also distributed 20 assists for the game as well as forcing 17 turnovers and earning 13 steals. When discussing hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 42 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Bengals buried 11 of their 15 shots for a percentage of 73.3%. Idaho State finished the contest having earned a 59.0% FG percentage (36 out of 61) and converted 9 of their 21 3-point shots.
Brayden Parker is a guy who was a major factor for the game. He ended up scoring 21 points on 8 out of 9 shooting. He played 26 mins and collected 7 boards. He walked away from this one shooting 88.9% from the floor and distributed 1 assist.
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Idaho State will enter this matchup with a mark of 1-0 for the season. They have an average of 92.0 pts per game (76th in D-1) on 59.0% from the field. The Bengals are hitting 42.9% on 3-pointers (9 of 21) and 73.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Idaho State is pulling in 44.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 20 dimes on the campaign, which is 129th in the country in terms of passing. They turn the ball over 10.0 times per contest and as a group they are committing 12.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the Bengals are forcing their opponents into 17.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.0 fouls. They are 22nd in college basketball in giving up assists with 5 conceded on the year. The Bengals defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 28.3% (15 of 53) and they relinquish 22.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They are surrendering 22.2% from 3-point land and they rank 9th in the country in PPG allowed (36.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Iowa State Cyclones walked away with a victory by a final of 102-47 against Lindenwood. The Cyclones were able to snag 28 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 37 for the contest. They turned the ball over 8 times, while earning 19 steals for the matchup. Lindenwood was called for 19 personal fouls for the game which took the Cyclones to the free throw line for a total of 21 shots. They were able to convert 17 of the free throws for a rate of 81.0%. When talking about shooting from beyond the arc, Iowa State buried 7 out of 20 attempts (35.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Cyclones ended up going 39 for 66 from the field which had them sitting at 59.1%. The Cyclones permitted Lindenwood to make 13 of 46 attempts from the field which had them sitting at 28.3% for the matchup. They finished 29.2% from 3-point land by shooting 7 of 24 and walked away from this one shooting 14 out of 20 from the free throw line (70.0%). Concerning team rebounding, Iowa State allowed Lindenwood to collect 23 overall (3 on the offensive glass).
Tamin Lipsey ended up being a factor for the Cyclones for this game. He made 8 of 11 in the matchup giving him a rate of 72.7%, and added 3 rebounds. He racked up 21 points in his 23 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 7 assists for the game.
Iowa State has a mark of 2-0 for the year. The Cyclones are committing 17.0 fouls per game and they shoot 74.4% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 20.0 times per contest (48th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 6.0 times per game. Iowa State has scored 187 points so far this season and they snag 42.5 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Cyclones are shooting 53.0% from the field, which ranks them 63rd in college basketball.
The Iowa State defense gives up 26.3% on shots from distance (15 of 57) and opponents are knocking down 70.6% of their free throw shots. They give up 7.5 dimes and 28.0 total boards per game, which is ranked 64th and 59th in college hoops. The Cyclones on defense are ranked 23rd in Division 1 in points allowed per contest with 45.5. They are forcing their opponents into 19.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 28.3% from the floor (26th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Idaho State
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