Kansas at Texas Tech NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 6 point favorites.
Kansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 76.9 points per contest while giving up 69.8 per game. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 21-5. They are averaging 71.5 points per contest and giving up 57.2, which is a point differential of 14.3.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-14-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 15-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-14-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-16-1 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out for season
02/22/19 G Marcus Garrett Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Texas Tech
02/09/19 G Lagerald Vick Personal is out indefinitely
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
02/11/19 F Khavon Moore Medical is out for season
Dedric Lawson comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Devon Dotson averages 12.2 points per contest in 32.8 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jarrett Culver scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Davide Moretti averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.7 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 75th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 48th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 64th and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 138th with 13.5 per game. The Jayhawks allow 69.8 points per contest, which is 140th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 102nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 201st place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 216th in the nation with 71.5 points per contest this season. They are 64th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 113th in the NCAA. They are 257th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 211th in assists per game with 13.2. The Red Raiders are 187th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Red Raiders give up 57.2 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 9.1 dimes allowed per game and 41st with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 333rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 106.5, which is ranked 114th. They are 95th in college basketball in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 77th. As a unit they are 93rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in D-1. Kansas is 164th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 116th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 105.3, which is ranked 146th. They are 261st in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 96th. As a unit they are 94th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 258th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas +6
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