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Big 12 Picks: Bet Texas Tech ATS vs Houston

No. 1 Houston is a nine-point favorite against Texas Tech in the Big 12 tournament semifinal matchup. The over-under is set at 131 ½ points in the Vegas college basketball odds.

Let’s take a look at our college basketball picks for this Big 12 clash.

Big 12 Picks: Bet Texas Tech ATS vs Houston
Big 12 Picks: Bet Texas Tech ATS vs Houston



Texas Tech vs Houston Game Information

  • Game: Texas Tech (23-9, Big 12 11-7) vs Houston (29-3, 15-3)
  • Date/Time: Friday, March 15, 7 p.m. ET
  • Location: T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, MO
  • Texas Tech vs Houston Live Stream: TBS.com


Texas Tech is a nine-point dog against Houston in the NCAA basketball odds. The Big 12 semifinal matchup tips off on Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. from downtown Kansas City. Fans can watch the Big 12 tournament game on ESPN 2.

Texas Tech vs Houston Odds and Spreads

  • Houston is 15-15-2 against the spread (ATS) in the NCAA basketball odds.
  • Texas Tech is 15-16-1 ATS this season.
  • The Cougars have been favored in every game this season going 29-3 as a favorite.
  • Texas Tech has gone over in 18 games, with the under hitting 14 times.
  • Houston’s stifling defense has prompted the under to hit in 19 games, with the over cashing 13 times.
  • The Red Raiders have covered the spread in the last four games.
  • Houston went a perfect 17-0 in home games this season.
  • The under has hit in Texas Tech’s last four games.


Texas Tech vs Houston Over/Under Pick: Under 131 ½

Houston games can be painful to watch if you love explosive offenses. The Cougars’ defense tends to make even the best offenses sputter.

Take the under at the sportsbook in the Texas Tech-Houston matchup.

Texas Tech vs Houston ATS Pick: Texas Tech +9

How much offensive success can Texas Tech have against this Houston defense? The Red Raiders’ earlier result against the Cougars did not go in their favor.

Houston came away with a 77-54 victory over Texas Tech on Jan. 17. Yet, the Red Raiders are entering this matchup on a hot streak.

Texas Tech has back-to-back wins over ranked opponents with double-digit victories against BYU and Baylor. Houston is still the pick to win, but look for Texas Tech to give the Cougs a run.

Bet online Texas Tech to cover the spread.

Texas Tech vs Houston Best Player Prop: LJ Cryer Over 2.5 Made Threes (-157)

LJ Cryer is the engine that makes Houston go. Cryer has hit three or more long-range shots in five of the last six games. Look for Cryer to go over 2.5 made threes against Texas Tech.

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Texas Tech vs Houston Prediction

Houston 66, Texas Tech 62



Questions of the Day

Who is the favorite to win the Big 12 tournament?

Houston is a heavy favorite to win the Big 12 tournament with -160 odds.

What are Houston's odds to win March Madness?

Houston is second in the national championship odds at +550.

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