Kansas State at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 12.5 point favorites.
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Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 76.6 points per game while giving up 65.9 per contest. Kansas has an overall record of 13-3. They are averaging 86.6 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 16.6.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-9 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-7 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is out indefinitely
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/17/17 F Billy Preston Suspension is out indefinitely
01/01/18 Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
Barry Brown averages 16.9 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 78%. Dean Wade averages 14.6 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Devonte' Graham averages 18.1 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 76.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 121st in the country. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 325th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 332nd with 11.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 75th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 105th place in college basketball. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 13th in the country with 86.6 points per game this year. They are 10th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 16.6. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in college basketball. They are 122nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.6. The Jayhawks are 305th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Jayhawks surrender 70.1 points per contest, which ranks them 123rd in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 112th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 221st with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 190th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 117th in the country in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 32nd. They are 317th in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 49th. As a unit they are 42nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. Kansas State is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 85th in the country.
Kansas is 317th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 35th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 118.9, and their defensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 69th. In terms of pace they are 69th in Division 1 with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 5th. As a team they are 12th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 83rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -12.5
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