Wofford at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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The Wofford Terriers travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 16.5 point favorites.
Wofford comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 20.9 as they are averaging 81.1 points per game while giving up 60.3 per contest. Kansas has an overall mark of 6-0. They are averaging 86.5 points per contest and giving up 77.3, which is a point differential of 9.2.
Valuable Wofford Terriers Betting Trends
The Wofford Terriers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Wofford Terriers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-1-0 against the over/under
Key Wofford Terriers Injuries
12/03/18 G Donovan Theme-Love Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Kansas
11/26/18 G Trevor Stumpe Back is out indefinitely
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
Fletcher Magee comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 100%. Cameron Jackson averages 13.1 points per game in 22.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Lagerald Vick averages 20.8 points per game while playing 37.8 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 58% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Dedric Lawson averages 18.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.2 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wofford averages 81.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 67th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 20.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 87th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 39th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 311th with 11.4 per game. The Terriers allow 60.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 129th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 237th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 19th in the country with 86.5 points per game this year. They are 38th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 9.2. They shoot 44% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the nation. They are 43rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.5 boards per game, and 74th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Jayhawks are 249th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Jayhawks surrender 77.3 points per contest, which ranks them 288th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 159th and 300th in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 15.8 assists allowed per contest and 149th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 229th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Terriers have an offensive rating of 115.1, which is ranked 33rd. They are 204th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 41st. As a unit they are 69th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 54th in D-1. Wofford is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 295th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 61st in the country in offensive rating with 112.3. In terms of pace they are 76th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 62nd. As a team they are 84th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 336th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wofford/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -16.5
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