Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The Baylor Bears travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 10-2 and a road record of 0-2. They are 1-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 11-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 4-6 and they are 8-2 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Rico Gathers averages 14.1 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 11 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Perry Ellis averages 15.1 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Wayne Selden averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Baylor averages 79.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 51st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 72nd in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 46th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 90th with 12.1 per game. The Bears allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 315th place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 56th in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 83.9 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 180th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 37th with 11 per game. The Jayhawks allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 107th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in college basketball.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 1-5 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 3-3 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-2 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-6 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor
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