Saturday, January 23, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The West Virginia Mountaineers travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Mountaineers come into this game with an overall record of 15-3 and a road record of 3-1. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-9. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Devin Williams comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 24.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Mountaineers. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Jaysean Paige averages 13.2 points per game in 20.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for West Virginia. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 13.2 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
West Virginia averages 82.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 67th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 318th in the country. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 14.2 per game. The Mountaineers allow 63.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 9.3 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 20 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 73.8 points per game this year which ranks them 152nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 85th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 271st in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 175th and 139th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 78th with 11.8 per game. The Red Raiders allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 96th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 85th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in college basketball.
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-6 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-9 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-5 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 7-7 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
01/22/16 C Norense Odiase Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia
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