Oklahoma vs Kansas State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State +2
The Oklahoma Sooners head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 2 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 71.8 points per contest while giving up 68.1 per game. Kansas State has an overall record of 8-11. They are averaging 65.8 points per game and surrendering 63.9, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-10-2 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-12-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-6-1 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/22/20 F Antonio Gordon Suspension 3-game suspension
01/22/20 F James Love III Suspension 8-game suspension
Kristian Doolittle averages 15.4 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 8.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Brady Manek comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Cartier Diarra averages 13.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Xavier Sneed scores 14.7 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 68.1 points per contest which is 155th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 49th and 119th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 325th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 109th place in D-1. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in Division 1. Oklahoma averages 71.8 points per contest, which is 163rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 256th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 128th and 272nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 347th with 10.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 63.9 points per game, which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 145th and 161st in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 10.9 dimes allowed per game and 167th with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 324th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest. Kansas State is 307th in the country with 65.8 points per contest this season. They are 262nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 168th in the country. They are 269th in the nation in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 140th in assists per game with 13.7. The Wildcats are 66th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Sooners are 169th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 140th in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 250th. As a team they are 212th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 161st in Division 1. Oklahoma is 347th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 41st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 96.6, which is ranked 280th. They are 280th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 232nd. As a unit they are 262nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 114th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma -2 and over 134.5 total points
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