Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks Prediction, 1/24/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks
Date: Monday, January 24, 2022
Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS
The Kansas Jayhawks (16-2) will take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (15-4) at Allen Fieldhouse on Monday.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders played West Virginia and went home with a win by a final score of 78-65 in their last game. Texas Tech finished the contest with a 40.7% FG percentage (24 of 59) and buried 5 out of their 20 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Red Raiders buried 25 of 36 attempts for a rate of 69.4%. In terms of grabbing rebounds, they earned 35 with 15 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 13 dimes for the game while forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and earning 6 steals. Regarding the defense, Texas Tech allowed 40.4% from the floor on 21 out of 52 shooting. West Virginia doled out 6 dimes and had 7 steals in the game. Furthermore, West Virginia collected 25 boards (6 offensive, 19 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. West Virginia went 81.8% when shooting free throws by making 18 of their 22 tries. They made 5 of 15 attempts from 3-point land. In the matter of fouls, the Red Raiders ended up finishing with 20 and West Virginia finished the game with 30 fouls.
Terrence Shannon is a player who was important in the game. He went 58.3% from the field and dished out 2 assists. He saw the court for 32 minutes and also snagged 5 rebounds. He accumulated 23 points on 7 of 12 shooting.
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Texas Tech will play this game with a mark of 15-4 for the campaign. They average 73.9 points per outing (133rd in college basketball) on 47.0% from the floor. The Red Raiders are hitting 32.1% on 3-pointers (125 of 389) and 67.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Texas Tech is snagging 38.1 rebounds per contest and has 268 assists this season, which ranks 97th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They turn the ball over 13.6 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 16.4 fouls per contest.
On the defensive end of the court, the Red Raiders are forcing 16.5 turnovers every game and they draw 19.6 fouls. They give up 30.9% on shots from downtown while they are 11th in D-1 in points per game allowed (59.1). The Red Raiders are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 37.8% (381 of 1,007) and they concede 29.8 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are ranked 123rd in college basketball in giving up assists with 207 surrendered on the year.
In their last game, the Kansas Jayhawks went home victorious with a score of 78-75 against Kansas State. In reference to rebounding, Kansas permitted Kansas State to snag 19 in all (4 on the offensive side). They finished the game shooting 38.5% from beyond the arc by connecting on 10 of 26 and ended up shooting 11 out of 18 from the free throw line (61.1%). The Jayhawks allowed Kansas State to make 27 out of their 59 tries from the field which had them shooting 45.8% in this matchup. Overall, the Jayhawks walked away from this one shooting 26 out of 59 from the floor which had them sitting at 44.1%. In the matter of shooting from 3-point land, Kansas converted 5 of their 21 attempts (23.8%). They were able to knock down 21 of them for a percentage of 70.0%. Kansas State was called for 24 personal fouls for this contest which got the Jayhawks to the charity stripe for 30 tries. They also turned it over 10 times, while earning 2 steals for the contest. The Jayhawks were able to pull down 26 defensive rebounds and 18 offensive boards for a total of 44 for this contest.
Ochai Agbaji pitched in for the Jayhawks in the matchup. He converted 10 out of 18 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and accumulated 7 rebounds. He tallied 29 points in his 36 mins of playing time and had 2 dimes in this game.
Kansas has a win-loss mark of 16-2 so far this season. As an offense, the Jayhawks are connecting on 49.7% from the floor, which is ranked 8th in D-1. Kansas has accounted for 1,455 pts for the year (80.8 per game) and they pull in 36.6 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 16.3 times per contest (33rd in college basketball) and they cough up possession 12.5 times per contest. The Jayhawks are committing 15.7 personal fouls every game while shooting 70.7% from the free throw line.
The Kansas defense concedes 31.4% on 3-point shots (116 of 370) and their opposition knocks down 69.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 11.1 assists and 30.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 74th and 22nd in D-1. The Jayhawks on the defensive side of the court are 118th in Division 1 in PPG allowed with 66.7. They are forcing their opponents into 14.3 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 42.2% from the floor (156th in college basketball).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kansas
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