Kansas State vs. North Dakota - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Dakota Sioux (5-5) at Kansas State Wildcats (8-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bramlage Coliseum)
The Line: Kansas State Wildcats -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats and the North Dakota Fighting Hawks face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-2 this season and they have won four of their last five games. KSU is averaging 73.8 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Justin Edwards leads the Wildcats averaging 13.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Wesley Iwundu is averaging 13.5 points, Dean Wade is averaging 11.5 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Kamau Stokes is averaging 9.2 points. Kansas State’s only losses have been to ranked teams: North Carolina and Texas A&M.
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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are 5-5 this season and they have won three of their last four games. North Dakota is averaging 64.7 points and they are shooting 37.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 73.4 points and their opponents are shooting 47.9 percent. Quinton Hooker leads UND averaging 17.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Geno Crandall is averaging 9.3 points, Cortez Seales is averaging 8.9 points, and Corey Baldwin is averaging 8.8 points. This is North Dakota’s toughest game since losing to Wisconsin earlier this year.
Kansas State is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 5-0-1 against the spread following a win, and 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games. North Dakota is 401 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points and 2-7-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This is a big number but I expect KSU to cover it.