Monday, February 22, 2016
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Monday, February 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 132.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 17-10 and a road record of 3-5. They are 13-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-13. The Wildcats have an overall record of 15-12 and a home record of 11-4. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 14-9 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Javan Felix averages 10.9 points per game in 27 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Justin Edwards averages 12 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Wesley Iwundu averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Texas averages 72.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 175th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 183rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 222nd in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 221st and 263rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 10.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 134th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 178th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the Division 1.
Kansas State averages 70.9 points per game this year which ranks them 214th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 230th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 334th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 118th and 121st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 313th with 14.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 74th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 172nd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 69.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 106.6 and they assist on 47.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.9%. The Longhorns give up 71.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 76.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 60.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 102.1 and 57.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37%. The Wildcats give up 67.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 59.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 13-13 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 12-13 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-9 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-12 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
02/04/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas
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