Texas Tech at Texas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Frank Erwin Center
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 1 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-1. They currently have a point differential of 19.5 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 53.5 per game. Texas has an overall mark of 10-5. They are averaging 71.7 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 4-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 4-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/19/18 F Khavon Moore Leg is out indefinitely
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/06/19 F Jericho Sims Ankle is out indefinitely
Jarrett Culver comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Matt Mooney averages 10.7 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kerwin Roach Jr. scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Matt Coleman averages 10.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.7 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech averages 73.0 points per contest, which is 203rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 19.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 182nd in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 204th and 220th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 184th with 13.3 per game. The Red Raiders allow 53.5 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 33% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they allow 8.3 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 239th in the nation with 71.7 points per contest this season. They are 239th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 261st in the NCAA. They are 175th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.2 boards per contest and 207th in assists per game with 13.3. The Longhorns are 306th in turnovers per contest with 11.5. The Longhorns give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 26th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 118th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 9.5 dimes allowed per game and 225th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 225th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Red Raiders are 138th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.9. In terms of pace they are 259th in the country with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 87th. As a team they are 87th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 322nd in Division 1. Texas Tech is 118th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 294th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 187th in the country in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 273rd in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 216th. As a team they are 239th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 54th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech -1
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