Baylor at Kansas State College Basketball Betting Tips 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The Baylor Bears head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 6.5 point favorites.
Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 19-9. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 72.6 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 21-7. They are averaging 65.9 points per contest and giving up 59.5, which is a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 15-12-1 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 13-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 16-12-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
02/18/19 G Jake Lindsey Hip is out for season
01/12/19 F Tristan Clark Knee is out for season
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/12/19 G Cartier Diarra Hand is out indefinitely
Mario Kegler comes into this game averaging 10.7 points per contest while playing 27.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Makai Mason averages 14.6 points per contest in 31.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Barry Brown scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Dean Wade averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 181st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 175th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 154th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 57th and 121st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 166th with 13.1 per game. The Bears allow 66.3 points per contest, which is 51st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 183rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 147th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 319th in the nation with 65.9 points per contest this season. They are 241st in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 191st in the NCAA. They are 265th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 153rd in assists per game with 13.7. The Wildcats are 297th in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Wildcats give up 59.5 points per game, which ranks them 4th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 50th and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 62nd with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 41st with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 283rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 69th. They are 310th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 152nd. As a unit they are 180th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in D-1. Baylor is 162nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 227th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 101.2, which is ranked 239th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 247th. As a unit they are 269th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 194th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor +6.5
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