Texas vs Kansas Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/3/2020
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas -15
The Texas Longhorns travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday, February 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas as 15 point favorites.
Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 66.2 points per contest while giving up 63.6 per game. Kansas has an overall mark of 18-3. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 61.1, which is a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-12-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 7-14-0 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
01/25/20 F Kamaka Hepa Ankle is out indefinitely
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
02/01/20 G Michael Jankovich Ankle is questionable
01/22/20 F Silvio De Sousa Suspension is out next 12 games
Courtney Ramey averages 10.5 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Matt Coleman comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Udoka Azubuike averages 12.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 76% and his free throw percentage is 44%. Devon Dotson averages 18.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 48th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 137th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 198th, and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in the nation. Texas averages 66.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 301st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 158th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 115th in D-1. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 317th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 61.1 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest, and 60th with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 173rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Kansas is 68th in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 7th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 90th in the nation. They are 60th in the country in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game and 63rd in assists per contest with 14.7. The Jayhawks are 221st in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 99.2, which is ranked 230th. They are 307th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 97th. As a unit they are 178th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 41st in D-1. Texas is 63rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas is 207th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Jayhawks are 27th in the country in offensive rating with 110.1. In terms of pace they are 232nd in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 19th. As a team they are 34th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 263rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas -15
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