Saturday, January 16, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The Baylor Bears travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 13-3 and a road record of 1-3. They are 4-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 11-4 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 8-4 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Rico Gathers averages 13.3 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 13.6 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Baylor averages 80.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 36th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 37th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 68th in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 42nd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 97th with 12 per game. The Bears allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 74th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 149th and 158th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 17.7 assists per contest which puts them in 340th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 74.6 points per game this year which ranks them 132nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 89th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 306th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 137th and 166th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 65th with 11.6 per game. The Red Raiders allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 41st and 80th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 95th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 129th in college basketball.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-6 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 6-4 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-4 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-6 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
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