Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 10-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 15-1 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 8-6 and they are 5-9 against the spread.
Jawun Evans comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 16.4 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Frank Mason averages 20.4 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Josh Jackson averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Oklahoma State averages 87.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 96th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 52nd in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 55th and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 292nd with 14.9 per game. The Cowboys allow 78.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 278th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 258th and 233rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 134th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 128th place in the country. They force 18 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in Division 1.
Kansas averages 86.3 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 97th with 12.5 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 174th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 173rd in college basketball.
The Cowboys average 80 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 115.5 and they assist on 48.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 76.7 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 37% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 39.9%. The Cowboys give up 78 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 91.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 85.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 22.9 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 118.5 and 56.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35%. The Jayhawks give up 68.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-6 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 7-4 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-9 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-6 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/16 G Tavarius Shine Back out indefinitely
01/06/17 G Lindy Waters Neck "?" Wednesday vs. Iowa State
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas
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