Kansas State at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 2 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 16.9 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 60.3 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 3-4. They are averaging 68.0 points per game and surrendering 70.6, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 0-6 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-5 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kamau Stokes averages 14.4 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Barry Brown averages 14.3 points per contest in 30 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Jeff Roberson scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 94%. Riley LaChance averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 77.1 points per contest this year, which is 156th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 77th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 74th in Division 1. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 265th and 55th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 318th with 11.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.3 points per contest, which is 21st in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 47th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 86th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 78th place in college basketball. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 304th in the country with 68.0 points per contest this season. They are 323rd in the nation in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 308th in Division 1. They are 135th in the country in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 331st in assists per game with 10.7. The Commodores are 209th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Commodores give up 70.6 points per game, which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 196th and 216th in those defensive statistics. They rank 90th with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 130th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 8th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.3 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 42nd in the country in defensive rating with 89.6, and their offensive rating of 114.6 is ranked 42nd. They are 318th in college basketball in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 62nd. As a unit they are 70th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in D-1. Kansas State is 291st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 20th in the country.
Vanderbilt is 160th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 176th in Division 1. The Commodores are 225th in the nation in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 98.6 is ranked 276th. They are 306th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 317th. As a unit they are 277th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 78th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State -2
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