Kansas State at West Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 6.5 point favorites.
Kansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.6 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. West Virginia has an overall mark of 16-6. They are averaging 80.6 points per contest and giving up 67.8, which is a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-12 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 8-10 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is out indefinitely
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/18 G Daxter Miles Jr. Illness is "?" Saturday vs Kansas State
Dean Wade averages 16.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Barry Brown averages 17 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Daxter Miles averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Jevon Carter averages 17.4 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 88th and 56th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 91st, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 117th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 279th in college basketball. Kansas State averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 132nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 40th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 114th in D-1. They average 30.5 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 343rd and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 334th with 10.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers surrender 67.8 points per contest, which ranks them 71st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 71st and 225th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 213th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mountaineers are 347th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 18.5 per game this season. West Virginia is 44th in Division 1 with 80.6 points per game this year. They are 289th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 244th in the nation. They are 36th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game and 74th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Mountaineers are 303rd in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Wildcats are 129th in the country in defensive rating with 99.8, and their offensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 34th. They are 311th in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 45th. As a unit they are 37th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 139th in D-1. Kansas State is 306th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 91st in the country.
West Virginia is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 84th in Division 1. The Mountaineers are 20th in the nation in defensive rating with 93.5, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 62nd. They are 64th in D-1 in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 267th. As a unit they are 242nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 97th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/West Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take West Virginia -6.5
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