Arkansas at Texas Tech College Basketball Game Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
United Supermarkets Arena
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to United Supermarkets Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 10.5 point favorites.
Arkansas comes into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 73.1 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 15-4. They are averaging 70.2 points per contest and giving up 55.9, which is a point differential of 14.3.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-10-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 6-11-1 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-12-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daniel Gafford comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 57%. Isaiah Joe averages 14.9 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jarrett Culver scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Matt Mooney averages 10.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 78.9 points per contest, which is 61st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 182nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 37.3 boards per contest and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 100th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 127th with 13.9 per game. The Razorbacks allow 73.1 points per contest, which is 224th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 56th and 71st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 322nd, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 166th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 256th in the nation with 70.2 points per contest this season. They are 80th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 227th in the NCAA. They are 249th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.4 boards per contest and 261st in assists per game with 12.4. The Red Raiders are 195th in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Red Raiders give up 55.9 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 9.2 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 316th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 158th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.7. In terms of pace they are 36th in the country with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 193rd. As a team they are 208th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 188th in Division 1. Arkansas is 219th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 122nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 103.1, which is ranked 199th. They are 270th in D-1 in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 144th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 312th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas +10.5
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