Monday, February 13, 2017
United Spirit Arena
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The Baylor Bears head to United Spirit Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 2 point favorites.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 22-3 and a road record of 5-2. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-13. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 14-2. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 11-10 against the spread.
Johnathan Motley comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.6 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Keenan Evans averages 14.9 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Zach Smith averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Baylor averages 72.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 188th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 40th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 161st in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 79th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 198th with 13.5 per game. The Bears allow 61.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 136th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 302nd in Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 115th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 54th in the nation. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 295th and 127th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 19th with 11 per game. The Red Raiders allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 264th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 104th in college basketball.
The Bears average 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.3 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 112.6 and they assist on 60.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 39%. The Bears give up 65.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 80 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.4 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 112.7 and 51.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.1%. The Red Raiders give up 64.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 11-9 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 6-13 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-10 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
02/12/17 G Al Freeman Suspension "?" Monday vs. Texas Tech
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -2
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