Kansas State vs Oklahoma State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/4/2020
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State -6.5
The Kansas State Wildcats head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 6.5 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-20. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 64.1 points per game while giving up 65.4 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 15-14. They are averaging 66.9 points per contest and giving up 66.3, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-17-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 18-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 15-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/29/20 F Montavious Murphy Knee is questionable
02/22/20 F James Love III Foot is out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/20/20 G Chris Harris Jr. Knee is out for season
Cartier Diarra averages 13.1 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Xavier Sneed comes into this game averaging 14.0 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Lindy Waters averages 10.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Cameron McGriff scores 11.9 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 65.4 points per contest which is 68th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 191st and 229th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 149th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 116th place in D-1. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in Division 1. Kansas State averages 64.1 points per contest, which is 326th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 298th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 251st in the nation. They average 32.9 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 300th and 223rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 68th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys give up 66.3 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 43rd and 52nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 206th with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 236th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Oklahoma State is 290th in the country with 66.9 points per contest this season. They are 292nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 291st in the country. They are 141st in the nation in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 279th in assists per game with 11.7. The Cowboys are 180th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Wildcats are 313th in the nation in offensive rating with 95. In terms of pace they are 277th in the country with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 284th. As a team they are 300th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 125th in Division 1. Kansas State is 43rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 166th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 267th in the country in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 225th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 309th. As a team they are 288th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas State +6.5 and over 132 total points
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