TCU at Texas Tech NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 1/28/2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
United Supermarkets Arena
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to United Supermarkets Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday, January 28, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 5.5 point favorites.
TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.9 as they are averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 16-4. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest and giving up 56.4, which is a point differential of 13.7.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-7-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-13-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
01/17/19 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Yuat Alok Transferred has left team
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Desmond Bane comes into this game averaging 15.0 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Kouat Noi averages 14.7 points per contest in 25.2 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jarrett Culver scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Davide Moretti averages 10.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.8 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 76.9 points per contest, which is 92nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 59th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 141st in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 18.1 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 168th with 13.4 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 66.0 points per contest, which is 42nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 40th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 75th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 228th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 260th in the nation with 70.1 points per contest this season. They are 66th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 13.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 167th in the NCAA. They are 274th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.0 boards per contest and 258th in assists per game with 12.5. The Red Raiders are 158th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Red Raiders give up 56.4 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 9.0 dimes allowed per game and 49th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 321st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Horned Frogs are 87th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.4. In terms of pace they are 125th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 73rd. As a team they are 84th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. TCU is 168th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 80th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 102.9, which is ranked 204th. They are 273rd in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 129th. As a unit they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU +5.5
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