Texas Tech vs. Texas Prediction
A pair of Top-25 teams from the Big 12 clash in Austin, TX on Saturday afternoon when No. 20 Texas hosts No. 11 Texas Tech at 12:30 p.m. ET. Are the Red Raiders the best bet as a road underdog or is there a better play on the board when these Big 12 rivals clash on ABC?
615 Texas Tech Red Raiders (+3.5) at 616 Texas Longhorns (-3.5); o/u 126.5
12:30 p.m. ET, Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
Texas Tech Red Raiders DFS Snapshot
Bryson Williams closed Wednesday’s 83-73 victory over Baylor with 17 points (5-9 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 6-7 FT) and four rebounds across 34 minutes. Williams and Kevin Obanor combined for 40 points and 17 rebounds in the frontcourt to help Texas Tech sweep the season series over Baylor. Williams has put up 13.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.2 steals, and 1.0 three-pointers over the last five games. The Red Raiders will look to keep the momentum going on Saturday against Texas.
Texas Longhorns DFS Snapshot
Marcus Carr chipped in 16 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 6-10 FT), two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 37 minutes during Tuesday’s 80-78 1OT victory over Oklahoma. Carr is now averaging 12.8 points, 4.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.0 three-pointers in 33 minutes per game over the last five contests. Carr certainly hasn’t been what he was a season ago at Minnesota, but he will still be a very important piece down the stretch for Texas. Texas Tech will be up next on Saturday.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The Red Raiders are 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games overall, are a perfect 11-0 against the number in their last 11 games versus a team with a winning percentage above. 600 and are 4-0 at the betting window in their last four games as a road underdog. Meanwhile, the Longhorns are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games following a straight up win, are 3-8 against the number in their last 11 home games when facing an opponent with a losing road record and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games following an ATS win.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS +3.5