Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Baylor Bears travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 3-4. They are 5-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 13-6 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Rico Gathers averages 12.7 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 10.3 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Wesley Iwundu averages 12.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Justin Edwards averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Baylor averages 77.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 69th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 59th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 80th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 80th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 122nd with 12.2 per game. The Bears allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 216th and 298th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest which puts them in 351st place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 109th in the Division 1.
Kansas State averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 180th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 190th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 338th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 120th and 102nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 286th with 14 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 85th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 186th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in college basketball.
The Bears average 71 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 114.2 and they assist on 69.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 40.6%. The Bears give up 78.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 77.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 103.3 and 57.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.1%. The Wildcats give up 65.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 5-11 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 10-7 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 13-6 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-9 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
02/04/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor
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