Kansas State vs Mississippi State NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 12/14/2019
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Mississippi State -3
The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Prudential Center to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 3 point favorites.
Kansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-3. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 67.6 points per contest while giving up 58.1 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 6-2. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 63.8, which is a point differential of 10.3.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-3-1 against the over/under
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-3-1 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/13/19 F Montavious Murphy Knee is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi St
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/05/19 G Nick Weatherspoon Suspension 10-game Suspension
Xavier Sneed comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Cartier Diarra averages 11.3 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.0 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Tyson Carter averages 17.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Reggie Perry averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 67.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 268th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 201st. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 239th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 14.0 per game. The Wildcats allow 58.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 81st and 136th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 174th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 49th place in Division 1. They force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 340th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 135th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 18th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 35th in the nation. They are 120th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game, and 35th in assists per contest with 16.3. The Bulldogs are 44th in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Bulldogs surrender 63.8 points per contest, which ranks them 78th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 177th and 215th in those defensive statistics. They rank 174th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 28.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 116th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Wildcats are 249th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.1. In terms of pace they are 277th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 194th. As a team they are 238th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 161st in Division 1. Kansas State is 115th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 28th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 37th in the country in offensive rating with 111.3. In terms of pace they are 312th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 27th. As a team they are 30th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 221st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -3
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