Kansas State vs Texas Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas -6
The Kansas State Wildcats head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Texas as 6 point favorites.
Kansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 65.6 points per contest while giving up 60.6 per game. Texas has an overall record of 10-4. They are averaging 66.7 points per game and surrendering 61.5, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-10-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 6-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/20 F Antonio Gordon Undisclosed is out
01/09/20 F Nigel Shadd Undisclosed is questionable
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Xavier Sneed comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Cartier Diarra averages 12.0 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game. He averages 5.8 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Matt Coleman scores 12.1 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Courtney Ramey averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 65.6 points per contest, which is 310th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 283rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 34.4 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 247th and 105th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 135th with 14.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 60.6 points per contest, which is 22nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 70th and 116th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 190th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 44th place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 315th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 292nd in the nation with 66.7 points per contest this season. They are 192nd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 223rd in the NCAA. They are 269th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 159th in assists per game with 13.6. The Longhorns are 213th in turnovers per contest with 13.2. The Longhorns give up 61.5 points per game, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 106th and 169th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 9.2 dimes allowed per game and 167th with 35.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 218th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 275th in the nation in offensive rating with 96.5. In terms of pace they are 296th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 241st. As a team they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 82nd in Division 1. Kansas State is 94th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 153rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 231st in the country in offensive rating with 98.9. In terms of pace they are 297th in Division 1 with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 159th. As a team they are 227th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 39th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State +6
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