Saturday, February 6, 2016
Frank Erwin Center
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 8 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 13-8 and a road record of 1-4. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Longhorns have an overall record of 15-7 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 9-11 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
Devaugntah Williams comes into this contest averaging 12 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 11 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 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 86%.
Isaiah Taylor averages 15.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Cameron Ridley averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 39%.
Texas Tech averages 72.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 171st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 158th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 287th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 192nd and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 117th with 12.2 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 76th and 127th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in the Division 1.
Texas averages 72.9 points per game this year which ranks them 165th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 167th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 196th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 168th and 262nd respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 19th with 10.5 per game. The Longhorns allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 91st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 217th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 49th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 71 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.7 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 105.8 and they assist on 51.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68 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 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.9%. The Red Raiders give up 75.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 75.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 13 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.1 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 106.9 and 47.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Longhorns give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-9 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-9 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 10-11 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-11 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 another 2-6 weeks
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
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