Oklahoma State at Texas Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/23/2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
United Supermarkets Arena
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to United Supermarkets Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 10.5 point favorites.
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Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 79.3 points per contest while giving up 72.4 per game. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 15-4. They are averaging 77.0 points per contest and giving up 61.6, which is a point differential of 15.4.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-10 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-12 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 4-11 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/17 G Davon Dillard Dismissed is out for season
12/14/17 G Zack Dawson Dismissed is out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
01/13/18 F Zach Smith Foot is out indefinitely
Jeffrey Carroll averages 16.2 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Tavarius Shine averages 11.8 points per contest in 25.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Keenan Evans scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Zhaire Smith averages 10.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 79.3 points per contest this year, which is 65th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 191st. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 300th in Division 1. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 199th with 13.0 per game. The Cowboys allow 72.4 points per contest, which is 187th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 156th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 269th, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 138th place in college basketball. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 105th in the country with 77.0 points per contest this season. They are 61st in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 243rd in Division 1. They are 95th in the country in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 180th in assists per game with 13.8. The Red Raiders are 226th in turnovers per contest with 12.7. The Red Raiders give up 61.6 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 8.8 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 30.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 333rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year.
The Cowboys are 114th in the country in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 96th. They are 75th in college basketball in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 210th. As a unit they are 178th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 137th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 267th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 68th in the country.
Texas Tech is 231st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 17th in the nation. The Red Raiders are 76th in the country in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 88.1 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 223rd in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 100th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 238th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +10.5
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