Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 7-11 and a road record of 0-4. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-10. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 17-1 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 6-10 against the spread.
Tevin Mack comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Jarrett Allen averages 11.9 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Frank Mason averages 20.3 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Josh Jackson averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Texas averages 69.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 247th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 169th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 325th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 199th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 196th with 13.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 190th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in Division 1.
Kansas averages 85.8 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 6th in the nation. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 105th with 12.7 per game. The Jayhawks allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 181st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 102nd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 61.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 99.5 and they assist on 46.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.1%. The Longhorns give up 70.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 90.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.1 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 118 and 55.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%. The Jayhawks give up 69.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 10-7 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 7-10 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-10 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-8 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/17/17 G Kendal Yancy Ankle is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Baylor
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
01/10/17 F Mareik Isom Ankle out indefinitely
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas
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