Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas State Wildcats Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/11/2020
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State -3
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 3 point favorites.
Oklahoma State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 9-14. They are averaging 65.1 points per game and surrendering 64.3, good for a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-14-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-10-1 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-13-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-8-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/08/20 G Avery Anderson III Back is questionable
02/08/20 G Chris Harris Jr. Leg is questionable
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
02/06/20 F James Love III Foot is out for season
Cameron McGriff comes into this contest averaging 10.5 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Lindy Waters averages 11.5 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Xavier Sneed averages 14.5 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Cartier Diarra averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 67.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 282nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 308th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 311th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 226th with 12.7 per game. The Cowboys allow 66.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 46th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 259th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 254th place in Division 1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 318th in the country with 65.1 points per game this year. They are 284th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 221st in the nation. They are 269th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 182nd in assists per contest with 13.1. The Wildcats are 69th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Wildcats surrender 64.3 points per contest, which ranks them 53rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 140th and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 191st with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 327th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 97.5, which is ranked 264th. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 314th. As a unit they are 304th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 219th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 207th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 45th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 95.6, which is ranked 302nd. They are 260th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 266th. As a unit they are 283rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 100th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State -3
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