Texas Tech at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 1.5 point favorites.
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Texas Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 20-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.0 as they are averaging 76.7 points per game while giving up 62.7 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 17-7. They are averaging 74.0 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 7-12 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-12 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 7-14 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
01/13/18 F Zach Smith Foot is out indefinitely
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Keenan Evans averages 18.4 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Jarrett Culver averages 11 points per contest in 24.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Dean Wade scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Barry Brown averages 16 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech averages 76.7 points per contest this year, which is 111th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 68th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 188th in Division 1. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 141st and 181st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 208th with 12.8 per game. The Red Raiders allow 62.7 points per contest, which is 6th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 32nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd, and they allow 9.6 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in college basketball. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 174th in the country with 74.0 points per contest this season. They are 48th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 120th in Division 1. They are 344th in the country in rebounding with 30.0 boards per contest and 103rd in assists per game with 14.8. The Wildcats are 324th in turnovers per contest with 11.1. The Wildcats give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 65th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 105th and 61st in those defensive statistics. They rank 126th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 96th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 281st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Red Raiders are 5th in the country in defensive rating with 89.6, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 80th. They are 220th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 111th. As a unit they are 88th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 258th in D-1. Texas Tech is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 15th in the country.
Kansas State is 286th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 121st in the nation. The Wildcats are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 166th. In terms of pace they are 320th in Division 1 with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 55th. As a team they are 47th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 135th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech -1.5
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