Saturday, December 12, 2015
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 14 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Beavers come into this game with an overall record of 6-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 2-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 3-3 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Gary Payton comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Beavers. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 11.9 points per game in 19.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 1.1 rebounds per game for Oregon State. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Wayne Selden averages 15.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Perry Ellis averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Oregon State averages 73.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 149th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 23rd in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game which ranks them 145th and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 12.5 per game. The Beavers allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 164th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 203rd place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 236th in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 86.4 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest which ranks them 178th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 83rd with 11.7 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 124th and 114th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 72nd place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in college basketball.
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-4 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 3-3 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-2 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-3 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
12/01/15 F Daniel Gomis Hand expected to miss 2 weeks
11/18/15 G Kendal Manuel Leg out indefinitely
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon State
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