Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 18-9 and a road record of 3-5. They are 13-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-11. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 24-4 and a home record of 14-0. They have an over/under record of 9-16 and they are 18-8 against the spread.
Toddrick Gotcher comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Devaugntah Williams averages 10.8 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Perry Ellis averages 16.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Wayne Selden averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Texas Tech averages 73.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 157th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 128th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 198th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 241st and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.4 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in the Division 1.
Kansas averages 80.6 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 94th and 52nd respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 123rd with 12.2 per game. The Jayhawks allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 37th and 126th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 113th in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 71.1 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 -1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 108.2 and they assist on 53.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.6%. The Red Raiders give up 73 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 87.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.3 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 115.9 and 55.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.7%. The Jayhawks give up 67.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-11 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-11 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 18-8 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-16 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
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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