Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to United Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145. The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 1-0 and they have yet to play a road game. The Spartans have an overall record of 1-0 and a home record of 1-0.
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Brannen Greene comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 14 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1 assist per game as well. His field goal percentage is 100% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Perry Ellis averages 16 points per game in 20 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Matt Costello averages 15 points per game while playing 19 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Deyonta Davis averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21 minutes per contest. He also averages 11 rebounds per contest and 1 assist per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Kansas averages 109 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 37 and their shooting percentage is 56% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 58% which is good for 2nd in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 27 assists per game which ranks them 143rd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 261st with 15 per game. The Jayhawks allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 165th and 228th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd and they give up 8 assists per contest which puts them in 105th place in the country. They force 21 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the Division 1.
Michigan State averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 27 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 60th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 63rd in the nation. They average 53 rebounds per game and 25 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 210th with 13 per game. The Spartans allow 55 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the country. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 100th and 124th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 26 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 122nd place in the nation. The Spartans force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in college basketball.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 1-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 1-0 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 1-0 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 0-1 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/12/15 F Cheick Diallo Eligibility out indefinitely
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/16/15 F Gavin Schilling Toe expected to miss Tuesday vs. Kansas
11/12/15 F Marvin Clark Jr Toe out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas
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