Iowa vs. Kansas State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

Payton Sandfort will be among the players to watch when the Iowa Hawkeyes (18-14) play the Kansas State Wildcats (19-14), Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa is a 5.5-point favorite against Kansas State when the Hawkeyes take on the Wildcats on Tuesday. The game has an over/under of 157.5.

Iowa vs. Kansas State Betting Lines

Iowa vs Kansas State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Iowa -5.5 157.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Iowa (-5.5)
Total Pick Under (157.5)

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Iowa vs. Kansas State Stat Rankings

Iowa Avg. (Rank) Kansas State Avg. (Rank)
82.9 (14th) Points Scored 71.9 (231st)
79.0 (336th) Points Allowed 70.5 (129th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.6 (210th) Off. Rebounds 9.8 (104th)
6.6 (256th) 3pt Made 7.4 (182nd)
18.1 (7th) Assists 13.8 (120th)
9.3 (27th) Turnovers 14.1 (350th)

Iowa vs. Kansas State Betting Trends

  • The Hawkeyes are 11-19-1 against the spread this season.
  • Iowa has an ATS record of 4-6-1 as 5.5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been 20 Hawkeyes games (out of 31) that went over the total this year.
  • A total of 19 times so far this year, Iowa and its opponent have combined for more than 157.5 points.
  • The total for this game is 157.5, 4.4 points fewer than the average total in Hawkeyes games thus far this season.
  • Kansas State’s record against the spread is 17-16-0.
  • The Wildcats are 5-4 as 5.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • This season, 20 of Iowa’s 31 games have gone over the point total.
  • So far this year, seven Wildcats games have featured more than 157.5 points scored.
  • The over/under for this game is 15.1 points higher than the average scoring total for Kansas State’s games of 142.4.

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Iowa Impact Players

  • Sandfort is tops on the Hawkeyes at 16.3 points per contest, while also averaging 2.8 assists and 6.5 rebounds.
  • Tony Perkins leads the Hawkeyes at 4.6 assists per contest, while also posting 4.4 rebounds and 14.5 points.
  • Owen Freeman leads his team in rebounds per game (6.7), and also averages 10.5 points and 1.1 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.9 steals and 1.8 blocked shots.
  • Ben Krikke is putting up 13.5 points, 1.3 assists and 4.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Josh Dix posts 8.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

Kansas State Impact Players

  • The Wildcats get 14.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game from Cam Carter.
  • Arthur Kaluma is posting a team-high 7.1 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 14.7 points and 2.0 assists, making 42.8% of his shots from the field and 34.5% from 3-point range, with 1.6 treys per contest.
  • The Wildcats get 7.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from David N’Guessan.
  • William McNair is averaging 7.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 61.9% of his shots from the field.

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