Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Frank Erwin Center
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The Connecticut Huskies travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 141.
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The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 8-3 and a road record of 0-0. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Longhorns have an overall record of 8-3 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 6-4 and they are 4-6 against the spread.
Rodney Purvis comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 54%. Daniel Hamilton averages 13 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Connecticut. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Isaiah Taylor averages 14.7 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 39%.
Connecticut averages 81.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 34th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 67th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game which ranks them 94th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 55th with 11.5 per game. The Huskies allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 44th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in the Division 1.
Texas averages 76.9 points per game this year which ranks them 93rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 92nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 68th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 97th and 197th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 98th with 12.2 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 196th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 190th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in college basketball.
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-2 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-2 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-6 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 6-4 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/22/15 C Amida Brimah Finger out 6-8 weeks
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Connecticut
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