Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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The Texas Longhorns travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 11-6 and a road record of 1-2. They are 5-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Mountaineers have an overall record of 15-2 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 6-8 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 30.4 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 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 39%.
Devin Williams averages 14.1 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mountaineers. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Jaysean Paige averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Texas averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 124th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 153rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 187th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 149th and 272nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 10.9 per game. The Longhorns allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 53rd and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 200th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 70th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in the Division 1.
West Virginia averages 84.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 47th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 41 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 38th respectively. In the turnover department the Mountaineers rank 295th with 14.4 per game. The Mountaineers allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 77th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the nation. The Mountaineers force 20.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in college basketball.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 5-11 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-7 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-5 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-8 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Texas
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