Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 2 point favorites.
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The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 18-9 and a road record of 6-4. They are 13-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Wildcats have an overall record of 17-10 and a home record of 10-4. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Jawun Evans comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 17.7 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
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Wesley Iwundu averages 12.6 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Barry Brown averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Oklahoma State averages 85.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 7th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game which ranks them 109th and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 215th with 13.6 per game. The Cowboys allow 77.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 277th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 291st and 127th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 81st and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 142nd place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in Division 1.
Kansas State averages 73.8 points per game this year which ranks them 152nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 48th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in the nation. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 286th and 48th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 163rd with 13.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 337th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 168th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in college basketball.
The Cowboys average 78.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 117.4 and they assist on 50.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.3%. The Cowboys give up 75.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 75.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 107.7 and 60.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 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 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.6%. The Wildcats give up 66.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 13-9 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-10 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-9 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-12 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/16 G Tavarius Shine Back out indefinitely
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
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +2
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