Oklahoma at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 10 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-1. They currently have a point differential of 10.5 as they are averaging 76.6 points per contest while giving up 66.1 per game. Kansas has an overall mark of 11-1. They are averaging 81.7 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-1-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-3-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out indefinitely
Miles Reynolds averages 10.9 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Christian James comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Lagerald Vick averages 15.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Dedric Lawson averages 19.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 117th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 274th, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 143rd place in the NCAA. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in the nation. Oklahoma averages 76.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 120th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 124th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 76th in D-1. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 7th and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 171st with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 140th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 45th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 209th with 13.5 assists allowed per contest, and 211th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 235th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game. Kansas is 47th in the country with 81.7 points per game this year. They are 36th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 116th in the nation. They are 53rd in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game and 70th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Jayhawks are 228th in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 104, which is ranked 181st. They are 86th in college basketball in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 155th. As a unit they are 178th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 309th in D-1. Oklahoma is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 259th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 78th in the country in offensive rating with 110.2. In terms of pace they are 99th in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 73rd. As a team they are 83rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 311th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -10
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