Texas at Texas Tech NCAA Basketball Tips 3/4/2019
Monday, March 4, 2019
United Supermarkets Arena
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The Texas Longhorns travel to United Supermarkets Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday, March 4, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 9 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 16-13. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 72.4 points per game while giving up 66.9 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall record of 24-5. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 58.4, good for a point differential of 14.5.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-15-1 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
02/22/19 G Kerwin Roach II Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
02/11/19 F Khavon Moore Medical is out for season
Dylan Osetkowski averages 10.3 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Kerwin Roach Jr. comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Davide Moretti averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Jarrett Culver averages 17.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 96th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the NCAA. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in the nation. Texas averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 185th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 188th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 147th in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 240th and 193rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 314th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders surrender 58.4 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 9.4 assists allowed per contest, and 35th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Raiders are 323rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Texas Tech is 172nd in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 44th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 86th in the nation. They are 244th in the country in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 164th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Red Raiders are 225th in turnovers per game with 12.6.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 108.1, which is ranked 82nd. They are 308th in college basketball in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 139th. As a unit they are 153rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 50th in D-1. Texas is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 158th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 92nd. They are 269th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 65th. As a unit they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 256th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech -9
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