Tuesday, February 23, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 11-16 and a road record of 1-8. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-15. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 17-9 and a home record of 12-3. They have an over/under record of 12-11 and they are 13-10 against the spread.
Malique Trent comes into this contest averaging 11.2 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Chauncey Collins averages 11 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for TCU. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 11.1 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
TCU averages 66.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 293rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 305th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 251st in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 229th and 250th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 330th with 14.9 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 82nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 226th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 247th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 72.8 points per game this year which ranks them 167th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 136th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 238th and 170th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 77th with 11.7 per game. The Red Raiders allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 168th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 60.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 58 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -18 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 95 and they assist on 53.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.9%. The Horned Frogs give up 74.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 74.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 107.4 and 53.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.4%. The Red Raiders give up 65.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 9-12 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-15 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 12-11 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/10/15 G Kenrich Williams Knee out for season
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
01/29/16 C Norense Odiase Foot out 2-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take TCU
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