Longhorns Looking To Roll Past Red Raiders
Texas Tech and Texas are college basketball programs that are expected to factor into March Madness betting in some form. The Red Raiders and Longhorns meet on Saturday night for a huge Big 12 Conference matchup.
Texas Tech has not been playing great basketball of late, as the Red Raiders have dropped four straight games to begin Big 12 Conference action. The Red Raiders are still 10-6 overall, and there is time to turn things around.
Texas comes into this game 14-2, and is back in the Top 10. The Longhorns are good enough to win the conference, but they are going to have some work to do.
The NCAA basketball odds for this game have the Texas Longhorns as 8.5-point betting favorites over the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Let’s check the latest college basketball odds, stats, injury reports, and college basketball lines for Texas Tech vs Texas. We’ve plenty of NCAA basketball odds for you to consider.
Texas Tech Must Defend
A lack of offense has also been plaguing the Red Raiders, especially since conference games have started. Texas Tech scored just 50 points in its most recent loss, and they have to make some shots.
Forward Kevin Obanor is leading the way with 15.8 points per game, but it is going to be up to the guards to find a way to make plays in this game.
Longhorns Playing Through Adversity
Texas is winning games by nearly 17 points per game, and the Longhorns have had to deal with a ton of distractions. The Longhorns saw their head coach get fired, but the offense is pouring in 82 points per game.
In the decision to fire Chris Beard, the school said, “This has been a difficult situation that we’ve been diligently working through.” It took a while for the Longhorns to regain their form, but they haven’t been messing around in Big 12 action.
Texas is allowing 65 points per game, but it has a pressure defense that can force opponents into mistakes. The Longhorns are comfortable playing games at a fast pace, and they will try to wear down the Red Raiders in this matchup.
Texas Tech vs Texas Game Injuries
Texas Tech vs Texas Head-to-Head
Texas Tech that has the most recent win in this series. The Red Raiders will be looking for another big win, but they are going to be underdogs on the road.
Texas Tech vs Texas Game Information
- Game: Texas Tech (10-6) vs Texas (14-2)
- Location: Moody Center, Austin, Texas
- Day/Time: Saturday, January 14, 8:00 p.m. ET
- Texas Tech vs Texas Live Stream: TBS
Texas Tech vs Texas Betting Lines
Texas Tech vs Texas Picks & Prediction
Rivalry games are always popular when betting online, and this is a game that should be pretty tight throughout. Texas Tech hasn’t been playing great of late, but they will be prepared to take on their rivals in this game.
Eventually, the Texas offense is going to take over in this game, as it has so many weapons on offense. The Red Raiders are going to keep this game close, but it will be the Longhorns that get a nice Big 12 Conference win.
Head to BetUS Sportsbook and take the 8.5 points and bet on the Texas Tech Raiders, but the Texas Longhorns are winning this game.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are listed at +335 in our Vegas Lines. This means that if you wager $100 on Texas Tech, you have a chance to win $335. The Texas Longhorns are -425, offering a chance to win $24.
The implied probability attached to the betting lines give Texas Tech a 22.99% chance to win, with Texas at 80.95%.