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Matchup Reports

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W KENTUCKY (20-15) AT KANSAS (29-5) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
839: W KENTUCKY
840: KANSAS
OFF
-19.5
67.2 / 65.7
75.4 / 61.5
20-15
29-5
17-17
19-14
1-5
12-13
43.1
48.0
67.5
73.3
32.4
36.7
42.2
36.0
69.1
69.0
32.7
30.7
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
W KENTUCKY  
KANSAS-22 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
W KENTUCKY - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games17-1748-50234-2311-533-34132-12920-1552-50320-193
in all lined games17-1748-50234-2311-533-34132-12919-1548-50286-188
as an underdog5-821-2580-821-417-2042-413-1013-3347-117
in all neutral court games4-312-1049-271-37-1028-275-213-952-28
as a neutral court underdog of 15.5 or more points0-11-12-11-02-02-10-10-21-2
as a neutral court underdog of 18.5 to 24 points0-10-11-11-01-01-10-10-11-1
against Big 12 conference opponents0-00-03-10-00-01-10-00-01-3
in March games3-210-437-180-15-523-204-111-340-17
on Friday nights1-03-310-80-01-26-41-03-314-6
when playing with 7 or more days rest1-01-111-120-01-012-60-10-214-14
after a conference game9-1431-31136-1430-222-1879-8213-1035-28198-98
when playing on a neutral court4-312-1049-271-37-1028-275-213-952-28
in non-conference games6-414-2191-851-39-1748-496-517-22120-96
off a win against a conference rival6-718-1589-970-111-1054-619-421-13139-58
in all tournament games4-212-946-310-36-1026-275-113-851-29
in first round tournament games1-04-110-40-01-36-61-04-19-5
in a NCAA tournament games0-01-17-30-01-16-40-01-14-6
when playing against a team with a winning record5-1316-27118-1241-414-1569-716-1217-28134-120
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games3-811-1368-630-28-739-404-711-1380-54
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games1-35-323-120-14-112-101-33-520-15
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game1-77-1148-351-38-630-242-66-1344-42

KANSAS - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games19-1458-49270-25012-1344-52190-22829-597-15470-101
in all lined games19-1458-49270-25012-1344-52190-22828-593-15430-100
as a favorite17-1454-46243-22812-1144-44176-19426-589-11407-73
in all neutral court games5-215-1671-644-211-1950-666-124-7102-37
as a neutral court favorite of 12.5 or more points2-05-418-201-13-614-162-08-133-5
as a neutral court favorite of 18.5 to 24 points1-02-25-41-01-34-41-04-09-0
against Sun Belt conference opponents0-02-05-20-00-11-40-02-07-0
in March games5-113-1065-473-28-1450-555-120-391-23
on Friday nights1-26-631-211-03-523-163-012-152-7
when playing with 5 or 6 days rest1-14-529-291-12-715-383-011-059-8
after a conference game13-733-25154-1406-927-27118-12016-450-9239-60
when playing on a neutral court5-215-1671-644-211-1950-666-124-7102-37
in non-conference games6-625-23111-1155-415-2676-11012-146-6222-49
off a win against a conference rival11-527-22127-1163-822-2396-10214-243-7199-48
after allowing 60 points or less10-823-2586-885-918-2568-8115-343-7155-33
in all tournament games5-014-1160-483-29-1645-565-022-483-28
in first round tournament games0-01-110-60-00-29-60-02-014-2
in a NCAA tournament games0-05-529-210-01-921-280-08-237-14
when playing against a team with a winning record14-842-38210-1959-734-37157-18119-368-12335-85
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games8-325-23138-1174-421-24112-1138-339-9202-59
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
W KENTUCKY - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games20-15+1.317-171-567.231.343.1%36.265.730.342.2%33.0
Road Games9-11+0.29-111-565.630.642.4%35.568.832.043.8%34.0
Last 5 Games4-1+3.43-20-164.232.045.4%31.261.627.240.1%34.0
W KENTUCKY Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)67.231.323-5443.1%6-2032.4%14-2167.5%361111196153
vs opponents surrendering67.931.524-5543.3%6-1833.2%14-2168.6%361012187154
Team Stats (Road Games)65.630.623-5542.4%6-2031.9%13-1966.3%351111206163
Stats Against (All Games)65.730.323-5442.2%6-1732.7%14-2069.1%33910196144
vs opponents averaging67.331.124-5642.4%6-1833.3%14-2168.5%341012187143
Stats Against (Road Games)68.832.024-5443.8%6-1732.6%16-2269.1%34911197144

KANSAS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games29-5+8.219-1412-1375.435.748.0%39.161.527.236.0%32.5
Road Games13-4+6.29-86-771.832.947.6%36.564.429.238.8%31.5
Last 5 Games4-1+0.24-12-277.233.251.3%36.662.625.839.7%27.8
KANSAS Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)75.435.727-5548.0%6-1636.7%16-2273.3%391016177147
vs opponents surrendering6630.323-5542.3%6-1833.5%13-1969.5%34912186143
Team Stats (Road Games)71.832.925-5347.6%5-1535.3%16-2371.1%37913166145
Stats Against (All Games)61.527.221-5836.0%6-2130.7%13-1969.0%321011187133
vs opponents averaging6932.324-5643.4%6-1834.0%14-2169.5%351013187134
Stats Against (Road Games)64.429.222-5738.8%7-2132.3%14-1970.4%31911196123
Average power rating of opponents played: W KENTUCKY 68.6,  KANSAS 77.8
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1997
W KENTUCKY is 1-0 against the spread versus KANSAS since 1997
KANSAS is 1-0 straight up against W KENTUCKY since 1997
Games over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.


Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring W KENTUCKY in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in W KENTUCKY games 52.1% of the time since 1997. (189-174)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in W KENTUCKY games 64.9% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (48-26)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS games 50.3% of the time since 1997. (218-215)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS games 42.4% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (36-49)
Edge=W KENTUCKY
 
No total has been posted for this game.
Key Player Injuries
W KENTUCKY
[F] 02/26/2013 - Teeng Akol out for season ( Academics )
[F] 12/05/2012 - Nigel Snipes out for season ( Knee )
KANSAS
[F] 11/09/2012 - Landen Lucas redshirt ( None )
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