Texas at Kansas State - 2/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Longhorns (17-10) at Kansas State Wildcats (15-12)
College Basketball: Monday, February 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bramlage Coliseum)
The Line: Kansas State Wildcats -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and Kansas State Wildcats square off Monday at the Bramlage Coliseum.
The Texas Longhorns could use a win after losing three of their last four games. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 72.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Isaiah Taylor is averaging 15.3 points and five assists while Javan Felix is averaging 10.9 points and 2.3 assists. Connor Lammert is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Kerwin Roach Jr. is dishing 1.3 assists. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.1 percent from the free throw line. The Longhorns are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game. The Texas Longhorns have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Kansas State Wildcats also need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 70.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Justin Edwards is averaging 12 points and 5.7 rebounds while Wesley Iwundu is averaging 12 points and 3.6 assists. Dean Wade is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Kamau Stokes is dishing 2.7 assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats have won 14 of their last 18 home games.
The Longhorns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Big 12. The Wildcats are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Longhorns are 3-7-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Kansas State and 5-15-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
Both teams are struggling a bit and could use a big win heading into the Big 12 tournament. While Texas may be the better team, the Kansas State Wildcats are tough at home, as we just saw Saturday against Kansas. The Wildcats should be able to pull this one out.