Oklahoma at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/16/2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 3 point favorites.
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Oklahoma comes into this game with an overall record of 14-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.4 as they are averaging 93.6 points per game while giving up 81.2 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 12-5. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 66.4, which is a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-3 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-9 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-8 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is out indefinitely
Trae Young averages 30.1 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Christian James averages 12.4 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Barry Brown averages 16.6 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Dean Wade averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 93.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 15th in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 41st and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 192nd with 13.1 per game. The Sooners allow 81.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 331st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 111th and 171st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 315th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 254th place in college basketball. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 132nd in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 43rd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 119th in college basketball. They are 334th in the nation in rebounding with 31.8 boards per game, and 95th in assists per contest with 15.2. The Wildcats are 331st in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Wildcats surrender 66.4 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 85th and 92nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 99th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 52nd with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 264th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season.
The Sooners are 16th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.1, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 192nd. In terms of pace they are 5th in the country with 79.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 13th. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 79th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 124th in the nation.
Kansas State is 293rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 108th in the nation. The Wildcats are 31st in the country in offensive rating with 114.3, and their defensive rating of 99.4 is ranked 129th. In terms of pace they are 324th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 45th. As a team they are 45th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 113th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State +3
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