Wednesday, January 18, 2017
United Spirit Arena
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
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The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 2-2. They are 10-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 13-4 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 8-5 and they are 6-7 against the spread.
Vladimir Brodziansky comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 21.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Alex Robinson averages 10.8 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game for TCU. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Keenan Evans averages 14 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Zach Smith averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
TCU averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 155th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 97th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 13.4 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 218th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 58th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 231st and 92nd respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 32nd with 11.3 per game. The Red Raiders allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 215th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.6 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 69.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.7 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 111 and they assist on 63.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.7%. The Horned Frogs give up 71.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 82.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.8 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 115.6 and 52% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67 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 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.6%. The Red Raiders give up 60.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-5 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-8 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-7 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-5 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/29/16 F Kouat Noi Eligibility out for season
01/03/17 G Malique Trent Personal left the team
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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