Kansas vs. Providence 3/25/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
The Sweet 16 matchups on Friday include number one seed Kansas against number four seed Providence. This game has a tip off time of 4:29 PM Eastern and will be available on TBS. The Kansas Jayhawks come into this game with a record on the season of 30–6, and we are victorious holding off a very tough Creighton team in the round of 32 by the score of 79–72.. Remy Martin lead Kansas in the game with 20 points going 50% from the field and 100% from the free-throw line. Jalen Wilson added 14 rebounds in the contest.
Providence comes into this game with a record on the season of 27–5, and we are victorious in the round of 32 against number 12 seed Richmond by the score of 79–51. The Providence defense held Richmond to 24 points in the first half and 27 in the second period Noah Horchler led Providence in the game with 16 points. Noah also had 14 rebounds in the game.
Ochai Agbaji is the team leader for Kansas in points per game on the season with 19.3 and a field goal percentage of 47%, with a free throw percentage of 77.4%. Jalen Wilson is the team leader for Kansas in rebounds per game averaging 7.2. Dajuan Harris is the team leader in minutes per game averaging 29.3 on the year.
Jared Bynum is the team leader for Providence in minutes per game averaging 27.9 on the season. Nate Watson is the team leader in points per game averaging 13.5 on the year with a field goal percentage of 55.5%, and a free throw percentage of 59.2%. Noah Horchler is the team leader for Providence in rebounds per game averaging 8.5 on the season.
As a team, Kansas is averaging 78.7 points per game however the Providence Defense is only allowing their opponents 54 points per game and as a team Providence is scoring 71.8 points per game. Providence was able to hold Villanova on the road to 74 points and Butler University was held to only 61. We see Providence keeping it close and covering the spread. Final Score Prediction: Kansas wins 71-69