Texas Tech at Kansas State College Basketball Game Picks 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to Bramlage Coliseum to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 1 point favorites.
Texas Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 15.8 as they are averaging 71.6 points per game while giving up 55.8 per contest. Kansas State has an overall record of 14-4. They are averaging 65.6 points per game and surrendering 59.2, good for a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-11-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-9-0 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jarrett Culver comes into this game averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 69%. Matt Mooney averages 10.7 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Barry Brown scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Dean Wade averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.7 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech averages 71.6 points per contest, which is 231st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 60th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 34.9 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 204th with 13.1 per game. The Red Raiders allow 55.8 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 35% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 58th, and they allow 9.3 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State is 325th in the nation with 65.6 points per contest this season. They are 270th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 299th in the NCAA. They are 218th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 181st in assists per game with 13.7. The Wildcats are 297th in turnovers per contest with 11.7. The Wildcats give up 59.2 points per game, which ranks them 4th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 51st and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 287th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest this year.
The Red Raiders are 166th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.5. In terms of pace they are 254th in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 120th. As a team they are 114th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 322nd in Division 1. Texas Tech is 129th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 259th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 98.3, which is ranked 285th. They are 316th in D-1 in pace with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 294th. As a unit they are 309th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 267th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech +1
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