Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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The UC Irvine Anteaters travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 17 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.5.
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The Anteaters come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 3-2. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 10-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 4-5 and they are 7-2 against the spread.
Mamadou Ndiaye comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 22.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Anteaters. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 68% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Luke Nelson averages 12.2 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for UC Irvine. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Wayne Selden averages 15.5 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Perry Ellis averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
UC Irvine averages 68.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 227th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 151st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 222nd in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 145th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 90th with 12.1 per game. The Anteaters allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 123rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 159th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 253rd place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 269th in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 84.5 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 176th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Jayhawks allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 50th and 164th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in college basketball.
UC Irvine Anteaters Betting Trends
The UC Irvine Anteaters are 5-6 against the spread
The UC Irvine Anteaters are 6-6 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 7-2 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-5 against the over/under
UC Irvine Anteaters Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take UC Irvine
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