Baylor at Texas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/12/2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Frank Erwin Center
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The Baylor Bears head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Monday, February 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 2.5 point favorites.
Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 77.2 points per game while giving up 69.2 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 15-10. They are averaging 72.4 points per contest and giving up 67.7, which is a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 11-7 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 11-10 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/10/18 G Andrew Jones Illness is out for season
Manu Lecomte averages 16.8 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Jo Acuil averages 14.5 points per contest in 30.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 9.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Mohamed Bamba scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 77.2 points per contest this year, which is 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 39th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 105th in Division 1. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 41st and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 155th with 13.4 per game. The Bears allow 69.2 points per contest, which is 102nd in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 181st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 41st, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 256th place in college basketball. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 37th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 229th in the country with 72.4 points per contest this season. They are 208th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 320th in Division 1. They are 172nd in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 297th in assists per game with 12.0. The Longhorns are 243rd in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Longhorns give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 62nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 59th and 71st in those defensive statistics. They rank 71st with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 223rd with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 165th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year.
The Bears are 50th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 113th. In terms of pace they are 228th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 77th. As a team they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 284th in Division 1. Baylor is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 60th in the nation.
Texas is 243rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 45th in Division 1. The Longhorns are 55th in the nation in defensive rating with 96.9, and their offensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 202nd. They are 273rd in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 213th. As a unit they are 250th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 138th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor +2.5
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