Arizona State Sun Devils visit Texas Tech Red Raiders in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Arizona State Sun Devils vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Arizona State Sun Devils at United Spirit Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Red Raiders are 5-3 so far on the season, and 2-1 ATS vs. the number. The Sun Devils, meanwhile, are 9-2 and 4-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas Tech go 0-2 and the Sun Devils go 2-2 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 324-ranked Red Raiders and the No. 132-rated Sun Devils in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 83-79 win for the Sun Devils on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas Tech's No. 160-rated squad against Arizona State's No. 77-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas Tech rates No. 217 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 108 nationally with 6.8 per match.
Defensively, Arizona State features the nation's No. 342-rated defense on the road, allowing 87 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 75 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Arizona State was a 61-42 winner at home against Dartmouth. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona State earned a 61-42 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday, getting 18 points from Jahii Carson at Wells Fargo Arena.
Texas Tech lost its last outing, a 66-62 result against Alabama on December 19. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. Jaye Crockett scored 22 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 66-62 against Alabama in college basketball action at United Spirit Arena.
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Coppin State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sun Devils at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Arizona State is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Arizona State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas Tech is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Arizona State home to Coppin State, Saturday, December 29
Texas Tech home to North Carolina A&T, Friday, December 28