Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-8 and a road record of 1-5. They are 12-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 17-4 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 8-10 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Wesley Iwundu comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Justin Edwards averages 11.9 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Perry Ellis averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Wayne Selden averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Kansas State averages 72.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 344th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 119th and 109th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 13.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 90th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 114th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 183rd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 49th in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 4th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 71st and 46th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 87th with 11.8 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 177th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 65.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 103.8 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.1%. The Wildcats give up 68.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 89.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.3 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 20.8 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 115.4 and 55.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Jayhawks give up 68.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-5 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-8 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 11-8 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-10 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
01/30/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Kansas
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
02/01/16 F Hunter Mickelson Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Kansas State
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State
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