Kansas State at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/22/2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Ferrell Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Monday, January 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 5 point favorites.
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Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.1 as they are averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. Baylor has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 7-5 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 2-9 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Barry Brown averages 16.9 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Dean Wade averages 15.6 points per contest in 30.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Manu Lecomte scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Jo Acuil averages 15.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.6 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 76.7 points per contest this year, which is 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 86th in Division 1. They average 31.2 boards per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 340th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 319th with 11.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 66.6 points per contest, which is 55th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 75th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 59th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 101st place in college basketball. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 103rd in the country with 77.0 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 119th in Division 1. They are 34th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 50th in assists per game with 16.1. The Bears are 195th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Bears give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 59th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 32nd and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 64th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 18th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 119th in the country in defensive rating with 99.2, and their offensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 28th. They are 313th in college basketball in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 28th. As a unit they are 28th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in D-1. Kansas State is 275th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 104th in the country.
Baylor is 195th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 35th in Division 1. The Bears are 85th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.4, and their offensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 52nd. They are 267th in D-1 in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 83rd. As a unit they are 85th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State +5
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