Texas Tech vs TCU Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/21/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Location: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: TCU +1
The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 1 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-5. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 61.6 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 12-5. They are averaging 69.8 points per contest and giving up 62.8, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-8-0 against the over/under
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-10-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-9-0 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 TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Davide Moretti averages 13.3 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 1.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Jahmi'us Ramsey comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 65%.
RJ Nembhard averages 12.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Desmond Bane averages 16.6 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 47th and 108th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 94th, and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the NCAA. They force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in the nation. Texas Tech averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 120th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 173rd in D-1. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 179th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 141st with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs surrender 62.8 points per contest, which ranks them 46th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 135th and 253rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 15.2 assists allowed per contest, and 113th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 311th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game. TCU is 223rd in the country with 69.8 points per game this year. They are 212th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 90th in the nation. They are 145th in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Horned Frogs are 178th in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Red Raiders are 132nd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.8. In terms of pace they are 172nd in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 150th. As a team they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 197th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 147th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 158th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 102.2, which is ranked 161st. They are 288th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 124th. As a unit they are 198th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU +1
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