Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 2-2. They are 6-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-8. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 15-3 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Perry Ellis averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Wayne Selden averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Texas averages 73.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 157th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 165th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 187th in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 158th and 279th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 10.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 92nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 234th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 57th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 82.5 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 75th and 34th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 66th with 11.6 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 96th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 34th and 211th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 96th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in college basketball.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-11 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-8 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 10-6 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 7-9 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/22/16 G Brannen Greene Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Texas
Guy's Pick: Take Texas
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