Saturday, January 9, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Jayhawks come into this game with an overall record of 13-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 9-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 8-2 against the spread.
Perry Ellis comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Jayhawks. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Wayne Selden averages 15.9 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Kansas. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kansas averages 87.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 2nd in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per game which ranks them 95th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 36th with 10.9 per game. The Jayhawks allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 41st and 175th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the country. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 76.2 points per game this year which ranks them 94th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 66th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 293rd in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 103rd and 146th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 72nd with 11.8 per game. The Red Raiders allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 33rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 80th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 141st in college basketball.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-3 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-6 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-2 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-5 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas
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