Texas Tech vs Kansas State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State +6
The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 6 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 73.7 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. Kansas State has an overall mark of 7-8. They are averaging 64.6 points per contest and giving up 60.8, which is a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-9-0 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-7-0 against the over/under
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-10-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 8-6-1 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 Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/10/20 F Antonio Gordon Undisclosed is out Saturday vs Texas
01/10/20 F Nigel Shadd Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas
Davide Moretti averages 13.0 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 1.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Jahmi'us Ramsey comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Cartier Diarra averages 12.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Xavier Sneed averages 14.6 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 60th and 175th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 127th, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 65th place in the NCAA. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in the nation. Texas Tech averages 73.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 125th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 171st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 216th in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 139th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 60.8 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 150th in those defensive statistics. They rank 59th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest, and 182nd with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 319th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per game. Kansas State is 316th in the country with 64.6 points per game this year. They are 289th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 223rd in the nation. They are 260th in the country in rebounding with 34.2 boards per game and 122nd in assists per contest with 14.1. The Wildcats are 110th in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Red Raiders are 142nd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 166th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 186th. As a team they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 198th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 194th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Kansas State is 65th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 95.3, which is ranked 291st. They are 302nd in D-1 in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 253rd. As a unit they are 279th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 105th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State +6
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