Kansas at Baylor College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 1 point favorites.
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Kansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-5. They currently have a point differential of 12.3 as they are averaging 82.5 points per contest while giving up 70.1 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 14-10. They are averaging 77.1 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-13 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 10-7 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Devonte' Graham averages 17.5 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 84%. Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 16.4 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Manu Lecomte averages 16.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Jo Acuil averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas averages 82.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 18th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 149th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 296th with 11.8 per game. The Jayhawks allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 32nd and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 246th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 117th place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 94th in the country with 77.1 points per game this year. They are 47th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 128th in college basketball. They are 35th in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per game, and 71st in assists per contest with 15.4. The Bears are 163rd in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Bears surrender 69.4 points per contest, which ranks them 109th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 224th in those defensive statistics. They rank 252nd with 14.3 assists allowed per contest and 43rd with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 34th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game this season.
The Jayhawks are 80th in the country in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 115.7 is ranked 18th. They are 102nd in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 11th. As a unit they are 22nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 83rd in D-1. Kansas is 294th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 44th in the country.
Baylor is 160th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 66th in Division 1. The Bears are 113th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.9, and their offensive rating of 111 is ranked 62nd. They are 223rd in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 90th. As a unit they are 78th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 285th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -1
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