Texas vs. Kansas State - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (15-15) at Texas Longhorns (18-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and the Kansas State Wildcats face off on Saturday at the Erwin Center in a Big 12 college basketball matchup as they close out their season.
The Texas Longhorns are 18-12 this season and they are coming off a win that ended a four game losing streak. Texas is averaging 68.3 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.7 points and their opponents are shooting 36.4 percent. Isaiah Taylor leads the Longhorns averaging 13.3 points per game. Myles Turner is averaging 11 points and 6.6 rebounds, Jonathan Holmes is averaging 10 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Javan Felix is averaging 9.2 points. Texas is 12-5 at home and 7-10 in the Big 12.
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The Kansas State Wildcats are 15-15 this season and they are coming off of back-to-back wins. Kansas State is averaging 63.4 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent. Marcus Foster leads the Wildcats averaging 12.9 points per game. Nino Williams is averaging 11.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, Thomas Gipson is averaging 11 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Justin Edwards is averaging 6.5 points. Kansas State is 1-9 on the road and 8-9 in the Big 12.
Texas is 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games, 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 0-6 against the spread in their last six home games against a team with a losing road record. The favorite has covered the point spread in six of the last seven meetings of these two.
This looks like it is just too many points so I will take them with KSU.