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Bears visit Texas Tech Red Raiders in college basketball clash

Baylor BearsTexas Tech Red Raiders
Jan 7, 1:45 PM | United Spirit Arena

Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds

14-0TEAM RECORD7-6

The Red Raiders will try to cover the spread at United Spirit Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Baylor Bears in college basketball action.

This season, the Red Raiders are 7-6 overall and 2-7 ATS ATS, while the Bears are 14-0 and 4-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas Tech boasts a 2-7 on the OU, and Baylor is 3-4.

View Baylor vs Texas Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Raiders are listed as 14.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 5-rated Baylor taking on the No. 165-rated Red Raiders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 85-69 win for the Bears on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas Tech's No. 202 nationally ranked offense (67.2 points per game) against a Bears defense that sits as the No. 23 at 58.3 PPG. The Red Raiders have been averaging 49.1% from the field, more than the Bears have managed so far this season (48.4% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Baylor owns the country's No. 82-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 131 in scoring at home.

Baylor won its last outing, a 61-52 result against Texas A&M on January 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point favorite. Baylor got 14 points from Perry Jones III en route to a 61-52 victory over Texas A&M on Monday at Ferrell Center.

Texas Tech was a 67-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Oklahoma State. They covered the 10.5–point spread as underdogs. The Red Raiders endured a 67-59 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Wednesday, despite a 13-point effort from Jordan Tolbert at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas State are 6-4
After playing Texas A&M are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma State are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Bears at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baylor's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baylor's last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Baylor is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas Tech is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Baylor
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas Tech's last 12 games when playing Baylor
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech's last 7 games when playing at home against Baylor

Next up:
Baylor at Kansas State, Tuesday, January 10
Texas Tech home to Kansas, Wednesday, January 11

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