Saturday, January 2, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The Texas Longhorns travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 8-4 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 10-1 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 14.5 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Texas averages 76 points per contest this season which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 88th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 105th and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 84th with 12 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 199th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 76.3 points per game this year which ranks them 95th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 74th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 261st in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 106th and 141st respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 66th with 11.7 per game. The Red Raiders allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 34th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 9.1 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in college basketball.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-7 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 6-5 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-2 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 4-4 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Texas
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