Oklahoma Sooners take on Red Raiders in NCAA basketball test
Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will try to cover the spread at United Spirit Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Oklahoma Sooners in NCAA basketball action.
The Red Raiders sport records of 9-14 and 7-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Sooners have 16-8 and 13-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-10 for the Red Raiders and 11-6-1 for the Sooners.
Bettors looking to go with the Red Raiders in this one found them listed as 8.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Sooners was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Raiders sit at No. 320 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sooners sit at No. 30 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Sooners will win this game 72-62.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas Tech's No. 214-ranked offense, averaging 66 PPG, against a Sooners defense that ranks No. 110 at 63.8 PPG. The Red Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Sooners marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.
Defensively, Oklahoma features the nation's No. 199-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.5 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 197 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Oklahoma was an 84-79 loser on the road against Oklahoma State. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs. Oklahoma got 18 points from Steven Pledger but lost anyway, 84-79, to Oklahoma State on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Texas Tech was a 66-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against West Virginia. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas Tech suffered a 66-64 loss against West Virginia on Saturday, getting 18 points from Jaye Crockett in a losing effort at WVU Colliseum.
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Baylor are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma State are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Iowa State are 5-5
After playing West Virginia are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sooners at Red Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Oklahoma is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Oklahoma is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Oklahoma is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas Tech's last 6 games when playing at home against Oklahoma
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 6 games at home
Texas Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oklahoma
Texas Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Oklahoma home to Baylor, Saturday, February 23
Texas Tech at Iowa State, Saturday, February 23