Texas at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/26/2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday, February 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 9.5 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 17-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 67.4 per contest. Kansas has an overall mark of 23-6. They are averaging 82.1 points per contest and giving up 70.9, which is a point differential of 11.2.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 12-13 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 10-15 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 15-12 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-15 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
02/25/18 F Mohamed Bamba Toe is "?" Monday vs Kansas
02/23/18 G Eric Davis Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Mohamed Bamba averages 13 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 13.7 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Devonte' Graham averages 17.9 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 43rd and 43rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 239th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 57th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 150th in college basketball. Texas averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 243rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 234th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 335th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 320th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 271st with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 70.9 points per contest, which ranks them 139th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 65th and 73rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 123rd with 12.7 assists allowed per contest, and 213th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 176th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season. Kansas is 30th in Division 1 with 82.1 points per game this year. They are 21st in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 11.2. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the nation. They are 178th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game and 15th in assists per contest with 17.0. The Jayhawks are 310th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Longhorns are 226th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 97 is ranked 47th. In terms of pace they are 290th in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 263rd. As a team they are 285th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 156th in Division 1. Texas is 278th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 28th in the nation.
Kansas is 311th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 66th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 13th in the country in offensive rating with 116.5, and their defensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 115th. In terms of pace they are 128th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 12th. As a team they are 18th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 69th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas -9.5
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