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Texas Tech Red Raiders Home to Baylor Bears in NCAA Basketball Betting

Texas Tech looks to cover the Red Raiders-Bears pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-4 mark when they host Baylor in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Baylor Bears were listed as -1-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Tech Red Raiders sport a record of 11-4 and 9-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Baylor Bears have 13-3 and 4-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-6 for the Texas Tech Red Raiders and 6-4 for the Baylor Bears.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 93-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders and the No. 51-rated Baylor Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Baylor is ranked No. 33 in NCAA basketball at 40.94 per game. Contrast that with Texas Tech's No. 140 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas Tech is the No. 242-ranked team in the country at 5.07 per game, while Baylor rates No. 183 at 6.19 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baylor cruised to victory on Wednesday, running TCU out of the gym and running up a 82-54 score at Ferrell Center.

Texas Tech got 23 points from Justin Gray but lost anyway, 83-70, to Kansas State on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Baylor is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Baylor is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baylor's last 7 games
  • Baylor is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas Tech is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • Texas Tech is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • Texas Tech is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Baylor

Next Betting Matchups

Baylor home to Kansas State, Wednesday, January 20th
Texas Tech at TCU, Monday, January 18th