Kansas State at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/14/2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 3 point favorites.
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Kansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 67.5 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 15-10. They are averaging 77.4 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-13 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-15 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-12 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 7-15 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/17 G Davon Dillard Dismissed is out for season
12/14/17 G Zack Dawson Dismissed is out for season
01/27/18 G Tavarius Shine Wrist is out indefinitely
Dean Wade averages 16.2 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Barry Brown averages 15.7 points per contest in 34.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jeffrey Carroll scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 30 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Kendall Smith averages 12 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 73.0 points per contest this year, which is 207th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 66th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 143rd in Division 1. They average 30.2 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 344th and 124th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 316th with 11.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.5 points per contest, which is 62nd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 104th and 68th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 105th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 131st place in college basketball. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 86th in the country with 77.4 points per contest this season. They are 209th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 247th in Division 1. They are 106th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 120th in assists per game with 14.6. The Cowboys are 139th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Cowboys give up 73.1 points per game, which ranks them 197th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 145th and 253rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 221st with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 303rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 163rd in the country in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 81st. They are 314th in college basketball in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 80th. As a unit they are 64th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 137th in D-1. Kansas State is 255th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 119th in the country.
Oklahoma State is 188th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 121st in the nation. The Cowboys are 122nd in the country in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 101.3 is ranked 164th. In terms of pace they are 91st in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 202nd. As a team they are 177th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 140th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State +3
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