Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas Longhorns Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/8/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas +1.5
The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 1.5 point favorites.
Texas Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 64.0 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 14-8. They are averaging 65.9 points per contest and giving up 63.9, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 10-12-0 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 9-13-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-13-0 against the over/under
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
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
01/25/20 F Kamaka Hepa Ankle is out indefinitely
Davide Moretti averages 13.4 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 1.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Jahmi'us Ramsey comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Andrew Jones averages 10.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Matt Coleman averages 12.7 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 64.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 80th and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they give up 10.1 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the NCAA. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in the nation. Texas Tech averages 73.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 119th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 109th in D-1. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 222nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 112th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 63.9 points per contest, which ranks them 49th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 148th and 199th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest, and 211th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 192nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Texas is 302nd in the country with 65.9 points per game this year. They are 179th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 160th in the nation. They are 323rd in the country in rebounding with 32.4 boards per game and 188th in assists per contest with 13.1. The Longhorns are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Red Raiders are 131st in the nation in offensive rating with 103.7. In terms of pace they are 173rd in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 127th. As a team they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 206th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 105th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 83rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 242nd in the country in offensive rating with 98.8. In terms of pace they are 305th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 118th. As a team they are 193rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 40th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas +1.5
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