Oklahoma State at Kansas State College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 11 point favorites.
Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-16. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 67.8 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Kansas State has an overall record of 20-6. They are averaging 65.8 points per game and surrendering 59.8, good for a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-17-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-16-1 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 15-11-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-15-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
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 State Wildcats Injuries
02/22/19 F Dean Wade Foot is probable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
02/22/19 G Kamau Stokes Foot is probable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
02/12/19 G Cartier Diarra Hand is out indefinitely
Lindy Waters averages 11.8 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%. Cameron McGriff comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Dean Wade averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Barry Brown averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 99th and 216th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 188th, and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 190th place in the NCAA. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 68th in the nation. Oklahoma State averages 67.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 294th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 273rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 29th in D-1. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 226th and 201st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 59.8 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 64th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest, and 39th with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 293rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. Kansas State is 322nd in the country with 65.8 points per game this year. They are 244th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 229th in the nation. They are 268th in the country in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game and 155th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Wildcats are 289th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Cowboys are 235th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 297th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 221st. As a team they are 232nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 110th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 146th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 224th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 254th. They are 334th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 264th. As a unit they are 285th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -11
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