Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will be trying to slam the Texas Longhorns on Saturday when the teams tip off at United Spirit Arena in college betting action.
Texas Tech will face the 14-16 Longhorns, who own a 15-12-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Red Raiders are 8-12 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Longhorns are 15-13 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Red Raiders installed as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Red Raiders at No. 335 and the Longhorns at No. 82 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-60 result in favor of the Longhorns.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas Tech's No. 238-ranked scoring average of 65.1 PPG, against a Longhorns defense rated No. 149 and allowing 65.6 PPG. The Red Raiders FG% has averaged 42% to date this season, more than the Longhorns shooters have managed so far (41.6% per game).
Defensively, Texas features the nation's No. 247-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.5 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 195 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas, they were a 79-70 winner as they battled Baylor at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Longhorns got 23 points from Sheldon McClellan as Texas ran past Baylor 79-70 on Monday at Frank Erwin Center.
In their last action, Texas Tech was a 79-42 loser on the road against Kansas. They failed to cover the 24-point spread as underdogs. Texas Tech was run off the court by the Jayhawks on Monday as Kansas routed them 79-42 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Baylor are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Kansas are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Longhorns at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Texas is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games on the road
Texas is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas Tech's last 9 games when playing at home against Texas
Texas Tech is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games when playing at home against Texas
Texas Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games