Baylor vs Kansas State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/3/2020
Game: Baylor Bears vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State +7
The Baylor Bears head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Monday, February 3, 2020. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 7 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.2 as they are averaging 72.2 points per contest while giving up 58.0 per game. Kansas State has an overall record of 9-12. They are averaging 65.1 points per game and surrendering 63.5, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 14-6-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 8-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-12-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-8-1 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/22/20 F Antonio Gordon Suspension 3-game suspension
01/22/20 F James Love III Suspension 8-game suspension
Jared Butler comes into this game averaging 15.1 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 85%. MaCio Teague averages 14.1 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Xavier Sneed scores 14.4 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Cartier Diarra averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 72.2 points per contest, which is 152nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 223rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 92nd in the nation. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 307th with 11.8 per game. The Bears allow 58.0 points per contest, which is 5th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 72nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 76th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 312th in the nation with 65.1 points per contest this season. They are 285th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 224th in the NCAA. They are 262nd in D-1 in rebounding with 33.9 boards per contest and 179th in assists per game with 13.2. The Wildcats are 78th in turnovers per contest with 14.3. The Wildcats give up 63.5 points per game, which ranks them 44th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 123rd and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 61st with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 197th with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 328th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 107.9, which is ranked 58th. They are 300th in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 215th. As a unit they are 209th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 197th in D-1. Baylor is 307th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 53rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 95.7, which is ranked 297th. They are 272nd in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 269th. As a unit they are 282nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 119th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor -7
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