Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, December 10, 2016.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 5-4 and a road record of 0-1. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 8-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 3-4 and they are 3-4 against the spread.
Tai Webster comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 13.2 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Frank Mason averages 20.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Josh Jackson averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Nebraska averages 68.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 260th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 293rd. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 327th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game which ranks them 62nd and 311th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 12.9 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 115th and 216th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in Division 1.
Kansas averages 87.8 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19.6 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 7th in the nation. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 160th with 13.6 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 79th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 129th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 65.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 98.4 and they assist on 44.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Cornhuskers give up 71.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 93.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 95 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 29.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 29.4 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 119.2 and 57.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 60%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.9%. The Jayhawks give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 65.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 4-4 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-6 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-4 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-4 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/09/16 F Carlton Bragg Jr. Legal problems doubtful Saturday vs. Nebraska
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas
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