Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 16.5 point favorites.
The Cardinal come into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 6-1 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 3-3 against the spread.
Reid Travis comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinal. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Dorian Pickens averages 13.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Stanford. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Frank Mason averages 19.6 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Josh Jackson averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Stanford averages 66.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 280th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 213th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 299th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 98th and 189th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 242nd with 14.6 per game. The Cardinal allow 60.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 9.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in Division 1.
Kansas averages 85.1 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 227th with 14.4 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 71st place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in college basketball.
The Cardinal average 66 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 96.2 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Stanford turns the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Cardinal give up 62.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 60 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 90.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 83.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 26.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 29.7 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 114.8 and 56.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.1%. The Jayhawks give up 61 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-4 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 2-6 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-3 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 2-4 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas -16.5
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