Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to WVU Coliseum to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 10.5 point favorites.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 16-8 and a road record of 3-4. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Mountaineers have an overall record of 19-5 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Kamau Stokes comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Wesley Iwundu averages 12.2 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Kansas State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
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Esa Ahmad averages 11.6 points per game while playing 24.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mountaineers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Jevon Carter averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kansas State averages 74.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 142nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 63rd in the country. They average 34 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 254th and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 160th with 13.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 328th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 156th place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in Division 1.
West Virginia averages 86 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 38th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per contest which ranks them 114th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Mountaineers rank 48th with 11.8 per game. The Mountaineers allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 174th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 134th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 93rd place in the nation. The Mountaineers force 22.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 73.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.3 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 108.6 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 54%. 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 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Wildcats give up 67.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Mountaineers score 91.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.5 points per game. The Mountaineers have a rating on offense of 117.4 and 57.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.5 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. West Virginia turns it over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 15.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.3%. The Mountaineers give up 65.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-7 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-11 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 10-9 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 11-8 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
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
02/10/17 G Daxter Miles Jr. Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia -10.5
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