UTEP Miners (4-3) vs. Kansas Jayhawks (6-1)
December 7, 2021 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Kansas Jayhawks -20.5 / UTEP Miners +20.5; Over/Under: +144
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The UTEP Miners and Kansas Jayhawks meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the T-Mobile Center. The UTEP Miners look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Kansas Jayhawks look to build on their 6-1 record.
The UTEP Miners are averaging 70.4 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 61.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Souley Boum is averaging 19.8 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Jamal Bieniemy is averaging 16 points and 2.7 rebounds. Keonte Kennedy is dishing 2.4 assists and Jamari Sibley is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The UTEP Miners are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The UTEP Miners are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Kansas Jayhawks are averaging 85.4 points on 51.6 percent shooting and allowing 69.4 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Ochai Agbaji is averaging 22.6 points and 4 rebounds, while Christian Braun is averaging 16.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. Remy Martin is the third double-digit scorer and David McCormack is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Kansas Jayhawks are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free throw line. The Kansas Jayhawks are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.
The Miners are 23-6-1 ATS in their last 30 Tuesday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Jayhawks are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 4-1 in Miners last 5 road games. The over is 7-1-1 in Jayhawks last 9 overall.
The UTEP Miners haven’t looked good shooting the ball, and that’s with a schedule that hasn’t been all that great. The Kansas Jayhawks are more than capable of mopping the floor here, it’s just a matter of motivation. Assuming Kansas doesn’t overlook UTEP here and comes to take care of business, this should be a comfortable win for the home team.