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Houston vs Texas Tech Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament

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Houston vs Texas Tech Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament

The No. 4 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders (23-9, 11-7 Big 12) will play in the Big 12 tournament against the No. 1 seed Houston Cougars (29-3, 15-3 Big 12) on Friday at T-Mobile Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Houston vs. Texas Tech Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arena: T-Mobile Center

Before you place a wager on Houston-Texas Tech contest (in which Houston is a 10.5-point favorite and the over/under has been set at 132.5 points), here are a few betting insights and trends for Friday's game.

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Houston vs. Texas Tech: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston is 16-16-0 ATS this season.
  • Texas Tech has put together a 15-17-0 record against the spread this year.
  • Houston covers the spread when it is a 10.5-point favorite or more 66.7% of the time. That's more often than Texas Tech covers as an underdog of 10.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Cougars have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered 11 times in 17 opportunities at home, and they've covered two times in 10 opportunities on the road.
  • This year, the Red Raiders are 8-9-0 at home against the spread (.471 winning percentage). On the road, they are 4-6-0 ATS (.400).
  • Houston has beaten the spread eight times in 19 conference games.
  • Texas Tech has covered the spread nine times in 19 Big 12 games.

Houston vs. Texas Tech: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has come away with 26 wins in the 29 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Cougars have yet to lose in 15 games when named as moneyline favorite of -630 or better.
  • Texas Tech has put together a 6-6 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 50% of those games).
  • The Red Raiders have played as a moneyline underdog of +450 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Houston has an implied victory probability of 86.3% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

Houston vs. Texas Tech Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston's +551 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 17.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 73.8 points per game (170th in college basketball) while allowing 56.5 per outing (first in college basketball).
  • Houston's leading scorer, LJ Cryer, ranks 242nd in the country putting up 15.4 points per game.
  • Texas Tech's +229 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 7.2 points per game) is a result of putting up 76.1 points per game (106th in college basketball) while allowing 68.9 per contest (88th in college basketball).
  • Texas Tech's leading scorer, Pop Isaacs, ranks 170th in the nation, averaging 16.3 points per game.
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by an average of 4.1 boards. They are pulling down 38.0 rebounds per game (60th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.9 per outing.
  • J'wan Roberts averages 7.1 rebounds per game (ranking 173rd in college basketball) to lead the Cougars.
  • The Red Raiders are 178th in the nation at 35.3 rebounds per game. That's 1.3 more than the 34.0 their opponents average.
  • Darrion Williams leads the team with 7.5 rebounds per game (128th in college basketball).
  • Houston ranks 93rd in college basketball with 98.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and first in college basketball defensively with 75.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Red Raiders rank 69th in college basketball with 99.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 102nd defensively with 90.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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