Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 11-1 and a road record of 0-0. They are 7-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4. The Cyclones have an overall record of 11-2 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 5-5 and they are 6-3 against the spread.
Devaugntah Williams comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 11.8 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Georges Niang averages 19.6 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Jameel McKay averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Texas Tech averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 91st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 239th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 117th and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 62nd with 11.7 per game. The Red Raiders allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 34th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 58th and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in the Division 1.
Iowa State averages 85.8 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.3 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 110th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest which ranks them 83rd and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 36th with 11.1 per game. The Cyclones allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 188th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 123rd and 242nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 144th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in college basketball.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 7-2 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-4 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-3 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 5-5 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
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