Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The West Virginia Mountaineers travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 141.
The Mountaineers come into this game with an overall record of 11-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 6-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5. The Wildcats have an overall record of 10-2 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-4 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
Devin Williams comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Mountaineers. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Jevon Carter averages 13 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for West Virginia. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Wesley Iwundu averages 13.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 61%. Justin Edwards averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
West Virginia averages 85.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 25.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 267th in the country. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 269th with 14.2 per game. The Mountaineers allow 60.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 8.8 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 21.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the Division 1.
Kansas State averages 73 points per game this year which ranks them 158th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 201st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 320th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 81st and 126th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 119th with 12.5 per game. The Wildcats allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 70th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in college basketball.
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-3 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 4-5 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-2 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-4 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
01/01/16 G Jevon Carter Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take West Virginia
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