Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 18-4 and a road record of 2-3. They are 12-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Horned Frogs have an overall record of 10-12 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 5-11 and they are 7-9 against the spread.
Perry Ellis comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Wayne Selden averages 15 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Malique Trent averages 11.5 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Horned Frogs. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Vladimir Brodziansky averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kansas averages 81.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 5th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 95th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 103rd with 12 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 62nd in the Division 1.
TCU averages 68.7 points per game this year which ranks them 257th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 281st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 249th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 195th and 223rd respectively. In the turnover department the Horned Frogs rank 320th with 14.6 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 218th place in the nation. The Horned Frogs force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in college basketball.
The Jayhawks average 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3.7 per contest. The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 115.1 and they assist on 55.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Kansas turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Jayhawks give up 71.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Horned Frogs score 74.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.3 points per game. The Horned Frogs have a rating on offense of 97.2 and 53.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. TCU turns it over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.9%. The Horned Frogs give up 67.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-8 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-11 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-9 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-11 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
02/05/16 F Hunter Mickelson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. TCU
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/10/15 G Kenrich Williams Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas
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