UAB vs Texas NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/3/2019
Game: UAB Blazers vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas -12.5
The UAB Blazers travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 12.5 point favorites.
UAB heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 63.0 points per contest while giving up 60.2 per game. Texas has an overall mark of 6-1. They are averaging 68.1 points per contest and giving up 59.9, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 2-4-0 against the spread
The UAB Blazers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
11/18/19 G Zack Bryant Disciplinary is dismissed from program
11/08/19 G Rashawn Fredericks Eligibility is out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tavin Lovan averages 11.3 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Jalen Benjamin comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Andrew Jones averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Matt Coleman averages 14.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 60.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 129th and 79th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 55th, and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 119th place in the NCAA. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 101st in the nation. UAB averages 63.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 313th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 284th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 281st in D-1. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 9.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 53rd and 334th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 141st with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 59.9 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 128th and 169th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 8.4 assists allowed per contest, and 122nd with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 228th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game. Texas is 257th in the country with 68.1 points per game this year. They are 175th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 270th in the nation. They are 276th in the country in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game and 142nd in assists per contest with 14.0. The Longhorns are 213th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Blazers are 266th in the nation in offensive rating with 96.2. In terms of pace they are 330th in the country with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 306th. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 318th in Division 1. UAB is 104th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 164th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 181st in the country in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 307th in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 162nd. As a team they are 192nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 37th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UAB/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas -12.5
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