Texas at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 4 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 16-11. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 72.6 points per game while giving up 67.9 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 19-8. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 5.9.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 12-11 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-13 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-15 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mohamed Bamba averages 13.6 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 11.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 13.9 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Barry Brown averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Dean Wade averages 16.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 44th and 47th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 241st, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 73rd place in the country. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in college basketball. Texas averages 72.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 218th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 209th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 330th in D-1. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 154th and 303rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 255th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 67.6 points per contest, which ranks them 61st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 101st and 68th in those defensive statistics. They rank 123rd with 12.7 assists allowed per contest, and 107th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 277th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game this season. Kansas State is 194th in Division 1 with 73.5 points per game this year. They are 46th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.9. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 127th in the nation. They are 343rd in college basketball in rebounding with 30.3 boards per game and 110th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Wildcats are 319th in turnovers per game with 11.3.
The Longhorns are 209th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.5, and their defensive rating of 96.8 is ranked 43rd. In terms of pace they are 278th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 230th. As a team they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 151st in Division 1. Texas is 258th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 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 34th in the nation.
Kansas State is 261st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 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 68th in the country in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 162nd. In terms of pace they are 315th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 55th. As a team they are 48th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State -4
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