College Basketball Matchup - Texas Tech Red Raiders Baylor Bears Odds Preview

Baylor Bears Texas Tech Red Raiders
13-2 January 15, 2014, 09:00 | United Spirit Arena 8-8



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Baylor when they take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.

This season, the Red Raiders are 8-8 overall and 7-6 ATS, while the Bears are 13-2 and 4-5 ATS. As for the totals, Texas Tech boasts a 3-8-1 on the OU, and Baylor is 5-4.

View Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Red Raiders in this one found them listed as 4-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Wednesday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Bears was expected to move the line.

This game puts the Red Raiders, most recently No. 179 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bears, who rate No. 42 in the latest survey.

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Baylor was an 88-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against TCU. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. Baylor cruised to victory on Saturday, running TCU out of the gym and running up an 88-62 score at Ferrell Center.

Texas Tech lost its last outing, a 67-64 result against Texas on January 11. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. The Red Raiders endured a 67-64 loss at the hands of the Longhorns on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Jaye Crockett at Frank Erwin Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas Tech's No. 190-rated squad against Baylor's No. 12-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas Tech rates No. 213 in the country with 4.94 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 79 nationally with 7.07 per match.

A few Bears at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Baylor is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
Baylor is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Baylor is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Baylor is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Texas Tech
Texas Tech is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Texas Tech is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Baylor
Texas Tech is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Baylor
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 6 games when playing Baylor


Next up:
Baylor home to Oklahoma, Saturday, January 18th
Texas Tech at TCU, Saturday, January 18th
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