Game: Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Texas +6
The Baylor Bears head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Monday, February 10, 2020. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 6 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 72.5 points per contest while giving up 59.0 per game. Texas has an overall mark of 14-9. They are averaging 65.5 points per contest and giving up 63.8, which is a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 14-8-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 10-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 9-14-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 9-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
02/09/20 G Jase Febres Knee is questionable Monday vs Baylor
02/09/20 F Kai Jones Ankle is questionable Monday vs Baylor
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
Jared Butler comes into this game averaging 15.3 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 82%. MaCio Teague averages 14.6 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Matt Coleman scores 12.9 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Andrew Jones averages 10.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.2 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 72.5 points per contest, which is 141st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 216th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 85th in the nation. They average 38.0 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 119th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 306th with 11.7 per game. The Bears allow 59.0 points per contest, which is 5th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 80th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 64th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 84th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 316th in the nation with 65.5 points per contest this season. They are 198th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 169th in the NCAA. They are 315th in D-1 in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 208th in assists per game with 12.8. The Longhorns are 155th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Longhorns give up 63.8 points per game, which ranks them 44th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 159th and 181st in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 202nd with 35.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 192nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 108.4, which is ranked 45th. They are 296th in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 187th. As a unit they are 192nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 178th in D-1. Baylor is 305th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 84th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 251st in the country in offensive rating with 98.2. In terms of pace they are 305th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 139th. As a team they are 216th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 46th in the nation.
Who will win tonight’s Baylor/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy’s Pick: Take Baylor -6
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