Washington at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/6/2017
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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The Washington Huskies travel to Sprint Center to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 21 point favorites.
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Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 81.4 points per contest while giving up 78.6 per game. Kansas has an overall record of 7-0. They are averaging 91.9 points per game and surrendering 61.3, good for a point differential of 30.6.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-1 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 2-4 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
11/24/17 G Michael Carter III Wrist is out indefinitely
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/17/17 F Billy Preston Suspension is out indefinitely
Jaylen Nowell averages 17.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Noah Dickerson averages 16.4 points per game in 24.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Devonte' Graham averages 18.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 81.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 131st. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 260th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 215th and 285th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 14.3 per game. The Huskies allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in Division 1. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 310th and 294th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 18.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 343rd place in college basketball. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 291st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 6th in the country with 91.9 points per game this year. They are 3rd in D-1 in shooting at 54%, while their average scoring margin is 30.6. They shoot 44% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in college basketball. They are 62nd in the nation in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 20.3. The Jayhawks are 304th in turnovers per game with 11.7. The Jayhawks surrender 61.3 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 41st in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest and 94th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 293rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game this season.
The Huskies are 100th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 273rd. In terms of pace they are 71st in the country with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 172nd. As a team they are 117th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 242nd in Division 1. Washington is 177th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 322nd in the nation.
Kansas is 306th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 9th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 2nd in the country in offensive rating with 124.4, and their defensive rating of 83 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 74th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 62% is 3rd. As a team they are 6th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 107th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas -21
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