Iowa State Cyclones vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 23, 1:45 PM | Hilton Coliseum

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Iowa State Cyclones Odds

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Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas Tech when they take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Iowa State will face the 9-15 Red Raiders, who own a 7-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cyclones are 15-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Red Raiders are 6-10 favoring the OVER.

View Texas Tech vs Iowa State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Cyclones in this one found them listed as 19-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Red Raiders was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 320-rated Texas Tech taking on the No. 32-rated Cyclones in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 82-66 win for the Cyclones on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Iowa State's No. 18-rated squad against Texas Tech's No. 229-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Iowa State rates No. 1 in the country with 9.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 300 nationally with 4.9 per match.

Defensively, Texas Tech features the nation's No. 216-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.2 points per game. Iowa State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas Tech was an 86-71 loser in their most recent outing at home against Oklahoma. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas Tech got 26 points from Josh Gray on the way to an 86-71 loss against Oklahoma on Wednesday at United Spirit Arena.

Iowa State won its last outing, an 87-82 result against Baylor on February 20. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Tyrus McGee scored 22 points leading the Cyclones to an 87-82 victory over Baylor at Ferrell Center on Wednesday.

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas State are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas are 1-9
After playing Baylor are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Red Raiders at Cyclones trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Texas Tech is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Iowa State
Texas Tech is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Texas Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Iowa State's last 5 games
Iowa State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Iowa State's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 5 games when playing Texas Tech

Next up:
Texas Tech at Kansas State, Monday, February 25
Iowa State home to Kansas, Monday, February 25

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