Kansas State Wildcats vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 1/29/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Ole Miss Rebels (10-10) will go up against the Kansas State Wildcats (10-9) at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss on Saturday.
The Kansas State Wildcats faced Baylor and ended up losing by a score of 74-49 in their last contest. Kansas State walked away from the contest with a 31.7% FG percentage (19 of 60) and converted 5 out of their 23 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Wildcats made 6 of their 13 attempts for a percentage of 46.2%. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 24 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 8 assists for this contest in addition to forcing the other team into 15 turnovers and having 6 steals. In regard to the defense, Kansas State let their opponent shoot 56.9% from the floor on 29 out of 51 shooting. Baylor totaled 21 dimes and had 7 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Baylor collected 36 boards (10 offensive, 26 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Baylor finished the game shooting 64.3% when shooting free throws by making 9 of their 14 attempts. They also knocked down 7 of 21 shots from distance. When it comes to personal fouls, the Wildcats left the arena with 15 while Baylor had 16 personal fouls.
Nijel Pack is someone who played a role for the matchup. He walked away from this one shooting 33.3% from the floor and also dished out 1 assist. He was on the court for 31 minutes and also pulled down 2 boards. He was able to score 13 points on 4 out of 12 shooting.
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Kansas State will play this contest with a mark of 10-9 on the year. They are averaging 67.5 points per contest (284th in college hoops) while hitting 42.5% from the floor. The Wildcats are hitting 33.9% on shots from distance (149 of 439) and 70.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, Kansas State is pulling down 34.8 boards per contest and has earned 245 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 194th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 11.5 times per game and as a team are committing 17.1 personal fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Wildcats are forcing their opponents into 13.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 15.4 personal fouls. They currently rank 164th in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 230 conceded so far this year. The Wildcats are giving up a field goal percentage of 40.5% (424 of 1,047) and they surrender 35.4 boards per contest as a squad. They relinquish 26.6% from beyond the arc while they are 34th in the country in PPG allowed (62.8).
The last time they took the court, the Ole Miss Rebels took a defeat with a final score of 64-55 when they faced Arkansas. With respect to how they rebounded, Ole Miss permitted Arkansas to snag 27 in total (3 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 44.4% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 8 of 18 and ended up shooting 8 of 12 at the charity stripe (66.7%). The Rebels allowed Arkansas to knock down 24 out of 50 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 48.0% in this game. Overall, the Rebels shot 19 out of 55 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 34.5%. When talking about shooting from downtown, Ole Miss converted 4 of 18 tries (22.2%). They were able to convert 13 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 100.0%. Arkansas earned 14 fouls for the game which got the Rebels to the free throw line for 13 attempts. They coughed up the ball 14 times, while getting 8 steals in this matchup. The Rebels pulled down 22 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 31 in this matchup.
Matthew Murrell ended up being a factor for the Rebels in this matchup. He made 5 of 13 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 38.5%, and had 6 rebounds. He earned 14 points in his 39 minutes on the court and earned 3 assists in this matchup.
Ole Miss has a win-loss mark of 10-10 so far this year. The Rebels have committed 14.6 fouls every game while shooting 71.8% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 13.8 times per contest (143rd in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 12.9 times per game. Ole Miss has tallied 1,347 points this season (67.4 per game) and they grab 34.4 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Rebels are connecting on 42.8% from the floor, which is ranked 254th in college basketball.
The Ole Miss defense gives up 29.2% on shots from beyond the arc (119 of 408) and their opponents are knocking down 70.5% of their foul shots. They have given up 15.0 dimes and 34.6 boards every game, which is ranked 320th and 169th in college basketball. The Rebels on defense are ranked 97th in the country in PPG surrendered with 66.0. They are able to force 14.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.1% from the floor (246th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kansas State
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