Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
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The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 14-1 and a road record of 2-0. They are 5-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Sooners have an overall record of 6-8 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 7-5 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Frank Mason comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Josh Jackson averages 15.3 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Jordan Woodard averages 17.6 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Christian James averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Kansas averages 86.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 4th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 109th with 12.6 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 111th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 49th and 208th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 91st and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 110th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 147th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 118th and 189th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 256th with 14.5 per game. The Sooners allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 244th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 123rd place in the nation. The Sooners force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in college basketball.
The Jayhawks average 81.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 87 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 10.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.3 per contest. The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 119.3 and they assist on 56.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 58%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Kansas turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.4%. The Jayhawks give up 71.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 82 ppg at home and they have averaged 57 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -13.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 102.3 and 48.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Sooners give up 72 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-8 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-5 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-6 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-5 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
01/09/17 G Jordan Woodard Leg "?" Tuesday vs. Kansas
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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