Oklahoma State vs Kansas Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/24/2020
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas -16
The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to Allen Fieldhouse to take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday, February 24, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 16 point favorites.
Oklahoma State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 67.0 points per game while giving up 65.9 per contest. Kansas has an overall mark of 24-3. They are averaging 75.0 points per contest and giving up 60.7, which is a point differential of 14.4.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 12-15-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 14-12-1 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 17-10-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/20/20 G Chris Harris Jr. Knee is out for season
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
Cameron McGriff comes into this game averaging 11.4 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Lindy Waters averages 10.8 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Devon Dotson scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Udoka Azubuike averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.1 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 74% and his free throw percentage is 42%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 67.0 points per contest, which is 286th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 300th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 292nd in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 121st and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 191st with 13.0 per game. The Cowboys allow 65.9 points per contest, which is 81st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 40th and 61st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 208th, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 236th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 78th in the nation with 75.0 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 14.4. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 81st in the NCAA. They are 49th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 84th in assists per game with 14.3. The Jayhawks are 209th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Jayhawks give up 60.7 points per game, which ranks them 7th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 110th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 58th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Jayhawks are 175th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 97.8, which is ranked 264th. They are 228th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 316th. As a unit they are 291st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 250th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 185th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 201st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 34th in the country in offensive rating with 109.2. In terms of pace they are 233rd in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 20th. As a team they are 33rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 281st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +16
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