Kansas at Kansas State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 1 point favorites.
Kansas comes into this game with an overall record of 17-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.8 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 70.0 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 16-5. They are averaging 65.1 points per game and surrendering 58.7, good for a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-13-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-10-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-14-0 against the over/under
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out for season
02/04/19 G Marcus Garrett Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Kansas State
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Lagerald Vick averages 14.5 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Barry Brown averages 15.3 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Dean Wade averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 93rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 86th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 81st and 156th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 201st with 13.0 per game. The Jayhawks allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd and they give up 13.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 192nd place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 329th in the country with 65.1 points per game this year. They are 266th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 279th in the nation. They are 226th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 167th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Wildcats are 276th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Wildcats surrender 58.7 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 60th in those defensive statistics. They rank 53rd with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 29th with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 286th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 106.6, which is ranked 117th. They are 105th in college basketball in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 88th. As a unit they are 110th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 293rd in D-1. Kansas is 202nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 203rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 98.4, which is ranked 291st. They are 327th in D-1 in pace with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 284th. As a unit they are 307th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 215th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -1
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