Oklahoma vs. Kansas State - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (10-4) at Oklahoma Sooners (12-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 4:30 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats and Oklahoma Sooners meet Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center.
The Kansas State Wildcats look for a big win after splitting their last six games. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 72.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 63.2 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Wesley Iwundu is averaging 13.1 points and 4.3 rebounds while Justin Edwards is averaging 12.6 points and 3.1 assists. Dean Wade is the third double-digit scorer and Kamau Stokes is dishing 3.1 assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 27.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. Kansas State is allowing 24.6 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 38.1 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Oklahoma Sooners have lost back-to-back games just twice since last season. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 88.5 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 37.6 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 26.3 points and 2.2 assists while Jordan Woodard is averaging 14.9 points and four rebounds. Isaiah Cousins is dishing 4.8 assists and Ryan Spangler is grabbing 10.8 rebounds. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 45.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Oklahoma is allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma Sooners have lost just one home game since last season.
The Wildcats are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Sooners are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. Big 12. The Wildcats are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Oklahoma and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Kansas State has beaten Oklahoma in five of the last six meetings and is a team that grinds things out with defense and an ugly style of play. While the Sooners have the offense to pull away, this game will be slow enough to where the Wildcats can keep it within the large number.