Saturday, December 17, 2016
John M. Belk Arena
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 9-1. They are 3-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4. The Wildcats have an overall record of 5-3 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 3-5 and they are 5-3 against the spread.
Frank Mason comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Josh Jackson averages 14.8 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Jack Gibbs averages 24.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Peyton Aldridge averages 20 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kansas averages 87.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.3 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 7th in the country. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 161st with 13.5 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 102nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 245th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in Division 1.
Davidson averages 74.2 points per game this year which ranks them 129th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 248th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 285th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 50th and 59th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 179th with 13.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 114th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 120th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 248th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 309th in college basketball.
The Jayhawks average 81 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 94.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 25 per contest. The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 119.3 and they assist on 55.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 60%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.6%. The Jayhawks give up 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 82.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 104.2 and 61.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 50% of their shots. Davidson turns it over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.9%. The Wildcats give up 65.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-5 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-4 against the over/under
Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 5-3 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 3-5 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/09/16 F Carlton Bragg Jr. Legal problems expected to miss Saturday vs. Nebraska
Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Davidson
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