Kansas at Texas Tech College Basketball Parlay 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
United Supermarkets Arena
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The Kansas Jayhawks head to United Supermarkets Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 2 point favorites.
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Kansas comes into this game with an overall record of 22-6. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 82.4 points per game while giving up 70.8 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall record of 22-6. They are averaging 75.8 points per game and surrendering 63.1, good for a point differential of 12.7.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 14-12 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
01/13/18 F Zach Smith Foot is out indefinitely
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 15.4 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Devonte' Graham averages 17.6 points per contest while playing 37.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Zhaire Smith averages 11 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Keenan Evans scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks allow 70.8 points per contest which is 140th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 72nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 219th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 128th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 189th in the nation. Kansas averages 82.4 points per contest this year, which is 29th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 22nd in college basketball. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 308th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders give up 63.1 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 9.7 dimes allowed per game and 37th with 31.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 337th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year. Texas Tech is 125th in Division 1 with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 89th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 148th in D-1. They are 141st in college basketball in rebounding with 35.9 boards per contest and 172nd in assists per game with 13.8. The Red Raiders are 189th in turnovers per contest with 12.9.
The Jayhawks are 105th in the country in defensive rating with 100, and their offensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 13th. They are 115th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 12th. As a unit they are 18th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 73rd in D-1. Kansas is 311th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 62nd in the country.
Texas Tech is 190th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 9th in the nation. The Red Raiders are 96th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 90.6 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 218th in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 123rd. As a team they are 102nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 262nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas +2 and over 149 total points
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