Texas Tech vs Texas Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 3/12/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Location: Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Texas +6
The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Sprint Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 6 point favorites.
Texas Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 18-13. They currently have a point differential of 8.4 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 63.5 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 19-12. They are averaging 64.2 points per contest and giving up 63.3, which is a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 14-17-0 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 18-13-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 14-17-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 13-17-1 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 Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/11/20 F Brock Cunningham Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Texas Tech
03/11/20 G Donovan Williams Knee is questionable Thursday vs Texas Tech
03/02/20 G Jase Febres Knee is out indefinitely
02/17/20 F Jericho Sims Back is out for regular season
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
Jahmi'us Ramsey comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 64%. Davide Moretti averages 13.0 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Matt Coleman averages 12.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Andrew Jones averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 145th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 96th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 67th in the nation. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 283rd and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 13.6 per game. The Red Raiders allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 56th and 60th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 101st and they give up 9.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 324th in the country with 64.2 points per game this year. They are 224th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 173rd in the nation. They are 330th in the NCAA in rebounding with 31.8 boards per game, and 289th in assists per contest with 11.6. The Longhorns are 139th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Longhorns surrender 63.3 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 147th and 119th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest and 208th with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 210th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game.
The Red Raiders are 124th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.8. In terms of pace they are 233rd in the country with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 93rd. As a team they are 68th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 203rd in Division 1. Texas Tech is 94th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 55th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 281st in the country in offensive rating with 96.9. In terms of pace they are 309th in Division 1 with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 177th. As a team they are 240th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 52nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas Tech/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas +6
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