Saturday, February 13, 2016
Gallagher Iba Arena
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Gallagher Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 14-10 and a road record of 1-6. They are 13-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-9. The Cowboys have an overall record of 11-13 and a home record of 7-5. They have an over/under record of 9-13 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Wesley Iwundu comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Justin Edwards averages 11.8 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
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 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kansas State averages 72.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 178th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 202nd. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 341st in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 126th and 105th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 291st with 14.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 75th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 191st place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in the Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 69.4 points per game this year which ranks them 241st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 173rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 220th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per contest which ranks them 163rd and 227th respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 132nd with 12.5 per game. The Cowboys allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 67th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the nation. The Cowboys force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 65.2 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 -4.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 103.2 and they assist on 56.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 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 31% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.7%. The Wildcats give up 69.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 71.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 58.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 104.3 and 51.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Cowboys give up 62.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 13-7 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-9 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-13 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
02/04/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee out for season
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
02/07/16 G Jawun Evans Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State
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