Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Gallagher Iba Arena
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Gallagher Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 15-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 10-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-9. The Cowboys have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 9-6 against the spread.
Perry Ellis comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Wayne Selden averages 14.9 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Phil Forte averages 13.3 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 1.3 rebounds per game and has 0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Jawun Evans averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kansas averages 83.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 4th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 63rd and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 81st with 11.8 per game. The Jayhawks allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 53rd in the Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 70.1 points per game this year which ranks them 214th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 146th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 206th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 167th and 195th respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 58th with 11.5 per game. The Cowboys allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 31st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 188th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the nation. The Cowboys force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in college basketball.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 10-5 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-6 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 7-8 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/18/16 G Brannen Greene Hip probable Tuesday vs. Oklahoma State
01/18/16 F Jamari Traylor Eye injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas
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