Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State - 3/9/16 Big 12 Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (12-19) at Kansas State Wildcats (16-15)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Sprint Center)
The Line: Kansas State Wildcats -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma State Cowboys and Kansas State Wildcats square off Tuesday in the Big 12 Tournament.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys hope to snap a six-game losing streak. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 66.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Jawun Evans is averaging 12.9 points and 4.9 assists while Jeff Newberry is averaging 11 points and 4.7 rebounds. Leyton Hammonds is the third double-digit scorer and Jeffrey Carroll is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Cowboys are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-2 on neutral sites this season.
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The Kansas State Wildcats hope for a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 70.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Justin Edwards is averaging 12.2 points and 5.7 rebounds while Wesley Iwundu is averaging 11.9 points and 3.7 assists. Dean Wade is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Barry Brown is dishing 1.5 assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-1 this season in neutral site games.
The Cowboys are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Wildcats are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The favorite is 14-3 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
The Kansas State Wildcats defense is the difference in this game. The Cowboys have looked like a team that's ready to call it quits weeks ago, as shots aren't falling and they've failed to cover in five of their last six. I'll take KSU and the reasonable number.