Kansas State vs. West Virginia - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
West Virginia Mountaineers (11-1) at Kansas State Wildcats (10-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Bramlage Coliseum)
The Line: Kansas State Wildcats +4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers and Kansas State Wildcats meet Saturday at the Bramlage Coliseum.
The West Virginia Mountaineers look for their second road win after a 11-1 start. The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 85.9 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 60.1 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Devin Williams is averaging 15.5 points and 9.1 rebounds while Jevon Carter is averaging 13 points and three assists. Daxter Miles Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists and Jonathan Holton is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66 percent from the free throw line. West Virginia is allowing 24.5 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The West Virginia Mountaineers have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Kansas State Wildcats look for their sixth ranked victory since last season. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 73 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 61.5 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Wesley Iwundu is averaging 13.3 points and 3.1 assists while Justin Edwards is averaging 13 points and 5.8 rebounds. Dean Wade is the third double-digit scorer and Kamau Stokes is dishing three assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. Kansas State is allowing 25.3 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 38.9 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats have won 10 straight home games.
The Mountaineers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big 12 and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Wildcats are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
West Virginia is playing lights out ball but Kansas State is a tough minded team that's not going to back down. The Wildcats also have a history of knocking off ranked teams. Give me the points and the home team.