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Texas El Paso Miners visit Kansas State Wildcats in NCAAB hoops battle

Texas El Paso MinersKansas State Wildcats
Dec 23, 5:30 PM | Stan Sheriff Center

Texas El Paso Miners vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds

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Stan Sheriff Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Kansas State Wildcats and the visiting Texas El Paso Miners in college hoops action on Friday.

Stan Sheriff Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

Supporters of the Miners have watched them go 5-5 and 5-1 ATS on the year, while the Wildcats are at 8-1 and 4-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 4-2, while the Miners have a 2-4 mark.

View Texas El Paso vs Kansas State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats - Miners odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas State is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas El Paso is at No. 293. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-67 win for the Wildcats.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas State's No. 50 nationally ranked offense (76.6 points per game) against a Miners defense that sits as the No. 65 at 61.3 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 44.4% from the field, less than the Miners have managed so far this season (45.4% on average).

Defensively, Texas El Paso features the nation's No. 100-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 105 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas El Paso won its last outing, a 61-48 result against Clemson on December 22. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Michael Perez went off for 25 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Texas El Paso over Clemson, 61-48, on Thursday at Stan Sheriff Center.

In their last action, Kansas State was an 83-58 winner on the road against Southern Illinois. They covered the 13–point spread as favorites. Kansas State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Southern Illinois out of the gym and running up an 83-58 score at Stan Sheriff Center.

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado State are 2-2
After a win are 6-4

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Miners at Wildcats trends to consider:
Kansas State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Texas El Paso home to Colorado State, Wednesday, December 28
Kansas State home to Howard, Saturday, December 31

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