Saturday, January 30, 2016
Bud Walton Arena
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 1-3. They are 9-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 10-10 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 9-7 against the spread.
Devaugntah Williams comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.7 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dusty Hannahs averages 16.7 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Anthlon Bell averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Texas Tech averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 153rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 278th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 181st and 166th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 107th with 12.1 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 173rd in the Division 1.
Arkansas averages 81.9 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 58th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 4th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 122nd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 48th with 11.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 75.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 255th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 163rd and 279th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 191st and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 227th place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 71.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 107 and they assist on 53.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Texas Tech turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32%. The Red Raiders give up 76 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks score 87 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.6 points per game. The Razorbacks have a rating on offense of 110.4 and 59% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. Arkansas turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.7%. The Razorbacks give up 74.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-7 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-7 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-7 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-8 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
01/22/16 C Norense Odiase Foot out indefinitely
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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