Southern Miss at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/19/2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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The Southern Miss Golden Eagles travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 15 point favorites.
Southern Miss comes into this game with an overall record of 7-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 77.2 points per game while giving up 62.4 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 69.6 points per contest and giving up 58.6, which is a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable Southern Miss Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/18/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is doubtful Wednesday vs Southern Miss
Cortez Edwards comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 68%. Tyree Griffin averages 13.6 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Barry Brown averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Dean Wade averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Southern Miss averages 77.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 119th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 103rd in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 342nd with 10.1 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 104th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 252nd and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 112th place in Division 1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 289th in the country with 69.6 points per game this year. They are 233rd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 289th in the nation. They are 159th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.9 boards per game, and 123rd in assists per contest with 14.6. The Wildcats are 207th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Wildcats surrender 58.6 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 33rd with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 328th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per game.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 105th. They are 188th in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 113th. As a unit they are 169th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 226th in D-1. Southern Miss is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 188th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 99.1, which is ranked 275th. They are 210th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 272nd. As a unit they are 281st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Southern Miss/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -15
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