TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 2/10/2020
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Texas Tech -9
The TCU Horned Frogs travel to United Supermarkets Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Monday, February 10, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 9 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 66.7 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. Texas Tech has an overall mark of 15-8. They are averaging 72.9 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 9.2.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-15-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-13-1 against the over/under
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/07/19 F Joel Ntambwe Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Tyreek Smith Foot is out indefinitely
RJ Nembhard averages 12.3 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Davide Moretti averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Jahmi'us Ramsey averages 15.8 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 164th and 307th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 112th, and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the NCAA. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in the nation. TCU averages 66.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 290th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 244th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 136th in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 170th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders surrender 63.7 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 10.0 assists allowed per contest, and 77th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Red Raiders are 326th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game. Texas Tech is 127th in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 115th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 115th in the nation. They are 225th in the country in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game and 27th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Red Raiders are 118th in turnovers per game with 13.9.
The Horned Frogs are 235th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.2. In terms of pace they are 311th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 172nd. As a team they are 256th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 44th in Division 1. TCU is 65th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 142nd. They are 183rd in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 128th. As a unit they are 85th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 217th in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech -9
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