Texas Tech vs West Virginia Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, WV
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: West Virginia -4.5
The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to WVU Coliseum to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 4.5 point favorites.
Texas Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 75.1 points per game while giving up 61.9 per contest. West Virginia has an overall record of 12-2. They are averaging 71.9 points per game and surrendering 60.4, good for a point differential of 11.5.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 8-6-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 3-11-0 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 West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Davide Moretti averages 12.8 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 1.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 92%. Terrence Shannon Jr. comes into this game averaging 11.6 points per contest while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Derek Culver averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Oscar Tshiebwe scores 12.2 points per contest while playing 22.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 0.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 61.9 points per contest which is 39th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 54th and 215th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 99th, and they allow 11.1 assists per game which puts them in 73rd place in D-1. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in Division 1. Texas Tech averages 75.1 points per contest, which is 103rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 117th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 168th in the nation. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 121st and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 201st with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers give up 60.4 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 36% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 8.4 dimes allowed per game and 132nd with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Mountaineers are 264th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest. West Virginia is 180th in the country with 71.9 points per contest this season. They are 229th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 11.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 287th in the country. They are 6th in the nation in rebounding with 42.1 boards per contest and 219th in assists per game with 12.8. The Mountaineers are 73rd in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Red Raiders are 107th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 186th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 136th. As a team they are 84th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 207th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 192nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
West Virginia is 131st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 205th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 287th. As a unit they are 289th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 318th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Tech +4.5 and over 128 total points
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