Tuesday, January 10, 2017
United Spirit Arena
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 7-4 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Wesley Iwundu comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Barry Brown averages 12.3 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Keenan Evans averages 13.6 points per game while playing 26.7 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 2.7 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%. Anthony Livingston averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kansas State averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 74th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 203rd and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 113th with 12.7 per game. The Wildcats allow 61.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 195th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the country. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 79 points per game this year which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 175th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 34th with 11.4 per game. The Red Raiders allow 62.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 68th and 183rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 26.9 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 78.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 13.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 61.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Kansas State turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32%. The Wildcats give up 65.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 84.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 23.9 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 116.7 and 53% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.6%. The Red Raiders give up 60.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-3 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-6 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-5 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 7-4 against the over/under
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
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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