Kansas at Kentucky College Hoops Parlay 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Kansas Jayhawks head to Rupp Arena to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 6 point favorites.
Kansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-3. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 78.1 points per contest while giving up 70.2 per game. Kentucky has an overall record of 15-3. They are averaging 80.0 points per game and surrendering 67.5, good for a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 8-11-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 11-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 8-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
12/14/18 G Quade Green Transferred is out for season
Lagerald Vick averages 15.0 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Dedric Lawson comes into this game averaging 19.5 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Tyler Herro averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Keldon Johnson scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks allow 70.2 points per contest which is 144th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 44th and 173rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 224th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 222nd place in D-1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 232nd in Division 1. Kansas averages 78.1 points per contest, which is 71st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 38.2 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 71st and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 179th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 67.5 points per game, which ranks them 86th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 79th and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 28.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 266th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Kentucky is 47th in the country with 80.0 points per contest this season. They are 28th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 116th in the country. They are 64th in the nation in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 14.3. The Wildcats are 140th in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 112th. They are 101st in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 75th. As a unit they are 97th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 311th in D-1. Kansas is 203rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Kentucky is 150th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 112.9, which is ranked 30th. They are 159th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 74th. As a unit they are 32nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 339th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas +6 and over 146 total points
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