Kansas vs Kansas State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/29/2020
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State +11.5
The Kansas Jayhawks head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 11.5 point favorites.
Kansas comes into this game with an overall record of 25-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 75.3 points per game while giving up 60.6 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 9-19. They are averaging 64.3 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 18-10-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 10-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-17-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 18-9-1 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/09/19 F Jalen Wilson Ankle is out indefinitely
11/05/19 F Mitch Lightfoot Redshirt is out for season
01/22/20 F Silvio De Sousa Suspension is out next 12 games
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/25/20 F Montavious Murphy Knee is questionable
02/22/20 F James Love III Foot is out for season
Udoka Azubuike averages 13.4 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 10.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 74% for the season while his free throw percentage is 45%. Devon Dotson comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Cartier Diarra averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes 4.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Xavier Sneed scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks allow 60.6 points per contest which is 8th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 34th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 56th, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 100th place in D-1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in Division 1. Kansas averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 68th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 77th in the nation. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 50th and 81st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 221st with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 195th and 238th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 150th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 326th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest. Kansas State is 323rd in the country with 64.3 points per contest this season. They are 294th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -1.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 256th in the country. They are 284th in the nation in rebounding with 33.2 boards per contest and 216th in assists per game with 12.6. The Wildcats are 61st in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 109.6, which is ranked 31st. They are 233rd in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 21st. As a unit they are 30th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in D-1. Kansas is 203rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 42nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 95, which is ranked 312th. They are 269th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 285th. As a unit they are 298th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 133rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas -11.5 and over 130.5 total points
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