Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 10 point favorites.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-7 and a road record of 2-4. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Bears have an overall record of 20-2 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 6-10 and they are 9-8 against the spread.
Barry Brown comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Wesley Iwundu averages 12.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Johnathan Motley averages 16.2 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kansas State averages 75.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 119th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 56th in the country. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 279th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 72nd and 322nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 66th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 141st place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in Division 1.
Baylor averages 73.4 points per game this year which ranks them 163rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 46th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 172nd in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 76th and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 189th with 13.5 per game. The Bears allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 145th place in the nation. The Bears force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 75.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 109.5 and they assist on 62.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 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 36% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Wildcats give up 68.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bears score 74.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.3 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 15.1 points per game. The Bears have a rating on offense of 113.2 and 60.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Baylor turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.6%. The Bears give up 59.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-7 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-9 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 9-8 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 6-10 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/17/16 F Dante Williams Personal left the program
11/11/16 G Cartier Diarra Knee out for season
11/11/16 F James Love Foot out for season
Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor -10
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