Loyola at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/24/2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018
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The Loyola Ramblers travel to Phillips Arena to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 1 point favorites.
Loyola comes into this game with an overall record of 31-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 71.8 points per game while giving up 62.4 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 25-11. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 66.7, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Loyola Ramblers Betting Trends
The Loyola Ramblers are 23-9 against the spread this season
The Loyola Ramblers are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 16-17 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-17 against the over/under this year
Key Loyola Ramblers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
03/22/18 F Dean Wade Foot is "?" Saturday vs Loyola Chicago
Donte Ingram averages 11.3 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Clayton Custer averages 13.4 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Barry Brown averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Dean Wade averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ramblers allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 50th and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 178th in college basketball. Loyola averages 71.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 233rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 19th in D-1. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 327th and 43rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 239th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 85th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 127th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 280th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season. Kansas State is 244th in Division 1 with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 66th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 201st in the nation. They are 339th in college basketball in rebounding with 30.8 boards per game and 152nd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Wildcats are 291st in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Ramblers are 12th in the country in defensive rating with 94.6, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 86th. They are 327th in college basketball in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 6th. As a unit they are 8th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 209th in D-1. Loyola is 94th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 41st in the country.
Kansas State is 211th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 77th in the nation. The Wildcats are 125th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 99.8 is ranked 89th. In terms of pace they are 306th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 98th. As a team they are 86th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 179th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Loyola/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -1
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