Monday, November 21, 2016
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Barclays Center to play the Northwestern Wildcats on Monday, November 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 2 point favorites. The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 3-0. The Wildcats have an overall record of 2-1 and a home record of 2-0.
Tevin Mack comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 22 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Kendal Yancy averages 13.7 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Vic Law averages 20.3 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Bryant McIntosh averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.1 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Texas averages 81 points per contest this season which ranks them 84th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 87th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 243rd in the country. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 47th and 167th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 10.3 per game. The Longhorns allow 61.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the nation. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 22% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 210th and they give up 8.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 266th in Division 1.
Northwestern averages 82.7 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 52nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 25th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 147th and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 56th with 11.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 109th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 125th and 209th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 63rd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in college basketball.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 0-2 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 1-1 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 1-1 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Northwestern +2
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