Texas Tech vs Baylor Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/2/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Baylor Bears
Date: Monday, March 2, 2020
Location: Ferrell Center in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -8
The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to Ferrell Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Monday, March 2, 2020. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 8 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 63.2 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 25-3. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 59.3, which is a point differential of 12.1.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 17-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 18-10-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 12-16-0 against the over/under this year
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 Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jahmi'us Ramsey comes into this game averaging 15.5 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 66%. Davide Moretti averages 12.9 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 1.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Jared Butler scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. MaCio Teague averages 14.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech averages 72.4 points per contest, which is 134th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 96th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 33.2 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 287th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 130th with 13.7 per game. The Red Raiders allow 63.2 points per contest, which is 30th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 58th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 81st, and they allow 9.7 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 169th in the nation with 71.4 points per contest this season. They are 208th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 12.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 78th in the NCAA. They are 88th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 107th in assists per game with 14.0. The Bears are 295th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Bears give up 59.3 points per game, which ranks them 5th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 84th with 33.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 293rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Red Raiders are 118th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 224th in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 94th. As a team they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 216th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 100th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 294th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 67th in the country in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 298th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 186th. As a team they are 204th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 189th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech +8
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