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Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Matchup Report

Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas Longhorns
8-7January 11, 2014, 08:00 | Frank Erwin Center11-4

The Texas Longhorns will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

The Longhorns currently sports a 11-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-5 ATS. The Red Raiders are 8-7 and 6-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Longhorns produce a 7-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Red Raiders have gone 3-7-1 against the number.

View Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas Longhorns Odds and Stats.

The Red Raiders were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

This game matches up the No. 69 (Longhorns) and the No. 196 (Red Raiders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

Texas Tech was an 89-86 loser in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Texas Tech got 18 points from Jordan Tolbert but lost anyway, 89-86, to West Virginia on Monday at United Spirit Arena.

Last time out for Texas, they were an 87-74 loser as they battled Oklahoma State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point underdog. Texas suffered an 87-74 loss against Oklahoma State on Wednesday, getting 12 points from Demarcus Holland in a losing effort at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas's No. 46 nationally ranked offense (78.47 points per game) against a Red Raiders defense that sits as the No. 139 at 69.87 PPG. The Longhorns have been averaging 44.2% from the field, less than the Red Raiders have managed so far this season (47.45% on average).

A few Red Raiders at Longhorns trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas Tech is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games on the road
Texas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Texas Tech home to Baylor, Wednesday, January 15th
Texas at West Virginia, Monday, January 13th