Saturday, February 25, 2017
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 2.5 point favorites.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-11 and a road record of 4-5. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Sooners have an overall record of 9-18 and a home record of 6-7. They have an over/under record of 13-12 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Wesley Iwundu comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Kamau Stokes averages 12.2 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Rashard Odomes averages 10.5 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Kameron McGusty averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Kansas State averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 159th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 55th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the country. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 290th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 13.2 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 334th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 84th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 73.4 points per game this year which ranks them 162nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 257th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 145th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 11 assists per contest which ranks them 55th and 315th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 277th with 14.3 per game. The Sooners allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 113th and 252nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 265th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 188th place in the nation. The Sooners force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 107.4 and they assist on 60.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Wildcats give up 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 74.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.9 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 100.7 and 42.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Sooners give up 73.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-10 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-13 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-12 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-12 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
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
02/13/17 G Jordan Woodard Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma +2.5
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