Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 7-10 and a road record of 0-3. They are 9-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-10. The Bears have an overall record of 16-1 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 8-4 against the spread.
Tevin Mack comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Jarrett Allen averages 11.6 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Johnathan Motley averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.6 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Texas averages 69.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 238th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 162nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 313th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 178th and 294th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 193rd with 13.6 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in Division 1.
Baylor averages 74.7 points per game this year which ranks them 127th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 121st in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 90th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 167th with 13.4 per game. The Bears allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 58th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 167th place in the nation. The Bears force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 61.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 99.9 and they assist on 45.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.4%. The Longhorns give up 69.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bears score 75.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.9 points per game. The Bears have a rating on offense of 115.1 and 61.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.5 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 32% of their shots. Baylor turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.4%. The Bears give up 58.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 9-7 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 6-10 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 8-4 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 4-7 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
01/10/17 G Kendal Yancy Ankle out indefinitely
01/10/17 F Mareik Isom Ankle out indefinitely
Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor
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