Oklahoma at Kansas State College Basketball Picks and Tips 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 6 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 71.8 points per contest while giving up 68.1 per game. Kansas State has an overall mark of 23-7. They are averaging 65.8 points per contest and giving up 59.3, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 19-8-3 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-17-1 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 17-13-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-18-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/12/19 G Cartier Diarra Hand is out indefinitely
Brady Manek averages 12.0 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Christian James comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Dean Wade averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Barry Brown averages 15.1 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 280th, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 116th place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in the nation. Oklahoma averages 71.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 201st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 168th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 186th in D-1. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 52nd and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 246th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 59.3 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 68th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 40th with 31.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 288th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game. Kansas State is 320th in the country with 65.8 points per game this year. They are 231st in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 205th in the nation. They are 283rd in the country in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game and 153rd in assists per contest with 13.7. The Wildcats are 297th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 102, which is ranked 216th. They are 136th in college basketball in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 218th. As a unit they are 226th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 294th in D-1. Oklahoma is 227th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 217th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 238th. They are 336th in D-1 in pace with 65 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 244th. As a unit they are 269th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -6
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