Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 14-9 and a road record of 1-5. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Bears have an overall record of 18-6 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 11-7 and they are 6-11 against the spread.
Devaugntah Williams comes into this contest averaging 11.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.3 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Taurean Prince averages 15 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Rico Gathers averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Texas Tech averages 72.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 170th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 165th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 269th in the country. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 219th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 104th with 12 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 117th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 135th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in the Division 1.
Baylor averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 64th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 57th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 60th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 101st and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 127th with 12.3 per game. The Bears allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 207th and 262nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 351st place in the nation. The Bears force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 69.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.7 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 106.1 and they assist on 53% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 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 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32%. The Red Raiders give up 75.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bears score 80.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.4 points per game. The Bears have a rating on offense of 114.3 and 69.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Baylor turns it over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 40.3%. The Bears give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 10-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 10-10 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 6-11 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 11-7 against the over/under
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
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
02/10/16 F Rico Gathers Illness missed last game, "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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