Texas Tech at West Virginia College Basketball Parlay 2/26/2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to WVU Coliseum to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Monday, February 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has West Virginia as 5.5 point favorites.
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Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-7. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 75.7 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. West Virginia has an overall mark of 21-8. They are averaging 80.3 points per contest and giving up 68.1, which is a point differential of 12.2.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 10-14 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 12-13 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 11-14 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
01/13/18 F Zach Smith Foot is out indefinitely
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
Zhaire Smith averages 11.3 points per contest in 27.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Keenan Evans averages 17.2 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Daxter Miles averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jevon Carter scores 17 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 6.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 63.5 points per contest which is 9th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 39th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in the nation. Texas Tech averages 75.7 points per contest this year, which is 130th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 96th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 152nd in college basketball. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 146th and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 200th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers give up 68.1 points per game, which ranks them 72nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 46th and 239th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 159th with 34.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Mountaineers are 343rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per contest this year. West Virginia is 48th in Division 1 with 80.3 points per contest this season. They are 247th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 12.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 187th in D-1. They are 46th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.6 boards per contest and 76th in assists per game with 15.3. The Mountaineers are 296th in turnovers per contest with 11.7.
The Red Raiders are 6th in the country in defensive rating with 91.5, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 88th. They are 227th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 130th. As a unit they are 110th 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 206th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 15th in the country.
West Virginia is 326th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 62nd in Division 1. The Mountaineers are 26th in the nation in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 30th. They are 102nd in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 226th. As a unit they are 185th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Tech +5.5 and over 152 total points
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