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Texas Tech Red Raiders host Grambling State Tigers in college basketball action

Grambling State TigersTexas Tech Red Raiders
Dec 18, 8:00 PM | United Spirit Arena

Grambling State Tigers vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds

0-6TEAM RECORD4-4

The Grambling State Tigers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Red Raiders in Texas Tech at United Spirit Arena on Sunday in college basketball action.

The Red Raiders sport records of 4-4 and 1-5 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 0-6 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-4 for the Red Raiders and 0-0 for the Tigers.

View Grambling State vs Texas Tech Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Raiders sit at No. 148 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 284 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Red Raiders will win this game 62-27.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas Tech's No. 207-ranked scoring average of 66.9 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 312 and allowing 75.2 PPG. The Red Raiders FG% has averaged 49.3% to date this season, more than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (27.3% per game).

Defensively, Grambling State features the nation's No. 250-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 131 nationally in scoring at home.

Grambling State was a 69-37 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Washington State. Grambling State was run off the court by the Cougars on Wednesday as Washington State routed them 69-37 at Friel Court.

Texas Tech lost its last outing, a 75-69 result against TCU on December 6. They covered in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. Jordan Tolbert scored 27 points for Texas Tech on Tuesday, but the Horned Frogs managed a 75-69 victory over the Red Raiders at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Oral Roberts are 2-2
After playing TCU are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Tigers at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Grambling State at North Texas, Tuesday, December 20
Texas Tech at Oral Roberts, Thursday, December 22

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