Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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The Red Raiders come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4. The Jayhawks have an overall record of 13-1 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 7-5 and they are 4-8 against the spread.
Keenan Evans comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Red Raiders. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Anthony Livingston averages 12.9 points per game in 26.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Texas Tech. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Frank Mason averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Jayhawks. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Josh Jackson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Texas Tech averages 79.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.6 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 24th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 158th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 31st with 11.2 per game. The Red Raiders allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 26.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 9.8 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in Division 1.
Kansas averages 86.8 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Jayhawks rank 95th with 12.5 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 118th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 198th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the nation. The Jayhawks force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in college basketball.
The Red Raiders average 68.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.3 per contest. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 117.8 and they assist on 52.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Texas Tech turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.6%. The Red Raiders give up 63.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Jayhawks score 92.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 23.7 points per game. The Jayhawks have a rating on offense of 118.8 and 57.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kansas turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.9%. The Jayhawks give up 68.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-4 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-4 against the over/under
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-8 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 7-5 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
12/21/16 C Udoka Azubuike Wrist out for season
01/03/17 C Evan Maxwell Personal has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas
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