Oklahoma State at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 12.5 point favorites.
Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 77.6 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. Kansas has an overall mark of 18-4. They are averaging 83.1 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 13.4.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-14 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-9 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-12 against the over/under this year
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
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Kendall Smith averages 10.9 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Devonte' Graham averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 190th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 106th and 247th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 258th, and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in college basketball. Oklahoma State averages 77.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 88th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 205th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 270th in D-1. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 105th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 120th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 94th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 219th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 178th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season. Kansas is 27th in Division 1 with 83.1 points per game this year. They are 17th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 13.4. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the nation. They are 135th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game and 11th in assists per contest with 17.7. The Jayhawks are 296th in turnovers per game with 11.9.
The Cowboys are 124th in the country in defensive rating with 99.7, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 131st. They are 82nd in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 208th. As a unit they are 189th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 199th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 86th in the country.
Kansas is 296th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 30th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 14th in the country in offensive rating with 116.1, and their defensive rating of 97.4 is ranked 68th. In terms of pace they are 96th in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 10th. As a team they are 19th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 76th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas -12.5
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