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McNeese State Cowboys take on Red Raiders in NCAA basketball test

McNeese State CowboysTexas Tech Red Raiders
Dec 16, 6:00 PM | United Spirit Arena

McNeese State Cowboys vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds

5-3TEAM RECORD5-1

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on United Spirit Arena Sunday as host Texas Tech looks to handle the McNeese State Cowboys in NCAA hoops action.

Texas Tech will face the 5-3 Cowboys, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Red Raiders are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cowboys are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View McNeese State vs Texas Tech Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 328 (Red Raiders) and the No. 107 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-75 result in favor of the Red Raiders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas Tech's No. 15 nationally ranked offense (81.2 points per game) against a Cowboys defense that sits as the No. 154 at 65 PPG. The Red Raiders have been averaging 46.8% from the field, more than the Cowboys have managed so far this season (44.2% on average).

Defensively, McNeese State features the nation's No. 187-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, McNeese State was an 80-72 winner at home against Louisiana Tech. McNeese State earned an 80-72 victory over Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Desharick Guidry at Burton Coliseum.

Texas Tech was a 75-69 winner in its last match at home against Northern Kentucky. The Red Raiders grabbed a 75-69 win over the Norse on Tuesday, behind a 16-point effort from Jaye Crockett at United Spirit Arena.

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Cowboys at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Texas Tech is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
McNeese State at North Carolina, Saturday, December 22
Texas Tech home to Alabama, Wednesday, December 19

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