Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Baylor Bears travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 15-1 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7. The Wildcats have an overall record of 13-3 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Johnathan Motley comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Manu Lecomte averages 11.5 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Wesley Iwundu averages 12.3 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Barry Brown averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Baylor averages 74.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 146th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 90th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.1 per game. The Bears allow 60.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 135th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 253rd in Division 1.
Kansas State averages 75.6 points per game this year which ranks them 100th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 49th in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 230th and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 121st with 12.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 215th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in college basketball.
The Bears average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 115.1 and they assist on 62.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.7%. The Bears give up 63.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 74.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.4 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 112.1 and 61.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32%. The Wildcats give up 58.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 7-4 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 3-7 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-3 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-7 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/17/16 F Dante Williams Personal left the program
12/17/16 F Isaiah Maurice Suspension out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Cartier Diarra Knee out for season
11/11/16 F James Love Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State
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