Oklahoma State at Kansas NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 13 point favorites.
Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-13. They currently have a point differential of -1.1 as they are averaging 68.9 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Kansas has an overall record of 17-6. They are averaging 76.3 points per game and surrendering 70.2, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-14-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-14-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-14-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 13-10-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/05/19 F Duncan Demuth Undisclosed is questionable Wednesday vs TCU
01/27/19 F Trey Reeves Foot is out for season
01/17/19 F Kentrevious Jones Dismissed has been dismissed
01/17/19 F Maurice Calloo Dismissed has been dismissed
01/17/19 G Michael Weathers Dismissed has been dismissed
01/08/19 G Mike Cunningham Personal is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out for season
02/05/19 G Marcus Garrett Ankle is questionable
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Cameron McGriff comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Lindy Waters averages 12.0 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Dedric Lawson averages 19.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Lagerald Vick averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 68.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 279th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 245th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.1 per game. The Cowboys allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 60th and 205th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 201st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 214th place in Division 1. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 98th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 58th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 91st in the nation. They are 86th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 166th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Jayhawks are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Jayhawks surrender 70.2 points per contest, which ranks them 147th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 135th in those defensive statistics. They rank 207th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 250th with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 205th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Cowboys are 229th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 274th in the country with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 188th. As a team they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 113th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 170th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 129th in the country in offensive rating with 106. In terms of pace they are 102nd in Division 1 with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 86th. As a team they are 108th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 293rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas -13
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