Texas vs Texas Tech Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/29/2020
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Texas Tech -10.5
The Texas Longhorns head to United Supermarkets Arena to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 10.5 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 17-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 64.6 points per game while giving up 63.3 per contest. Texas Tech has an overall record of 18-10. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 63.0, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 12-16-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 11-16-1 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 16-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
02/24/20 F Kamaka Hepa Strep Throat is questionable
02/24/20 G Jase Febres Knee is questionable
02/17/20 F Jericho Sims Back is out for regular season
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
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
Matt Coleman comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Courtney Ramey averages 11.4 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Jahmi'us Ramsey scores 15.6 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Davide Moretti averages 13.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 1.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 64.6 points per contest, which is 321st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 213th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 150th in the nation. They average 32.0 boards per contest and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 325th and 260th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 135th with 13.6 per game. The Longhorns allow 63.3 points per contest, which is 31st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 138th and 134th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 214th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas Tech is 121st in the nation with 72.9 points per contest this season. They are 80th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 50th in the NCAA. They are 274th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 15.5. The Red Raiders are 127th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Red Raiders give up 63.0 points per game, which ranks them 27th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 57th and 37th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 84th with 33.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Red Raiders are 330th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 97.5, which is ranked 269th. They are 312th in college basketball in pace with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 155th. As a unit they are 222nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 67th in D-1. Texas is 57th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
Texas Tech is 100th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Red Raiders have an offensive rating of 104.6, which is ranked 111th. They are 213th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 81st. As a unit they are 52nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 217th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Texas Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas +10.5
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