Texas Tech vs Baylor Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

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Texas Tech vs Baylor Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

The Baylor Bears (22-8, 11-6 Big 12) will attempt to extend a three-game win streak when they hit the road to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (21-9, 10-7 Big 12) on March 9, 2024 at United Supermarkets Arena.

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

Texas Tech vs. Baylor Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Lubbock, Texas
  • Arena: United Supermarkets Arena

Texas Tech vs. Baylor Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Texas Tech win (61%)

Before you decide to wager on Texas Tech-Baylor contest (in which Texas Tech is a 1.5-point favorite and the total is set at 146.5 points), here are a few betting trends and insights for Saturday's game.

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Texas Tech vs. Baylor: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Texas Tech has won 13 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 17 times.
  • Baylor is 17-12-0 ATS this year.
  • As a 1.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Baylor is 3-5 against the spread compared to the 10-10 ATS record Texas Tech puts up as a 1.5-point favorite.
  • The Red Raiders have done a better job covering the spread at home (7-9-0) than they have in road games (4-6-0).
  • The Bears' winning percentage against the spread at home is .688 (11-5-0). Away, it is .500 (4-4-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference action, Texas Tech is 7-10-0 this year.
  • Baylor has nine wins against the spread in 17 Big 12 games this season.

Texas Tech vs. Baylor: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Texas Tech has been the moneyline favorite in 19 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (84.2%) in those contests.
  • The Red Raiders have a mark of 16-3 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -126 or better on the moneyline.
  • Baylor has been the moneyline underdog nine total times this season. Baylor has gone 3-6 in those games.
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer, the Bears have gone 5-5 (50%).
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Texas Tech has a 55.8% chance of pulling out a win.

Texas Tech vs. Baylor Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Texas Tech has a +205 scoring differential, topping opponents by 6.9 points per game. It is putting up 75.9 points per game to rank 114th in college basketball and is allowing 69 per outing to rank 91st in college basketball.
  • Pop Isaacs' 15.9 points per game lead Texas Tech and are 201st in the country.
  • Baylor puts up 82 points per game (23rd in college basketball) while allowing 71.3 per outing (157th in college basketball). It has a +320 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 10.7 points per game.
  • Baylor's leading scorer, Ja'Kobe Walter, ranks 309th in college basketball, putting up 14.7 points per game.
  • The Red Raiders average 34.9 rebounds per game (203rd in college basketball) compared to the 34.1 of their opponents.
  • Darrion Williams leads the team with 7.5 rebounds per game (132nd in college basketball play).
  • The Bears win the rebound battle by an average of six boards. They are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game (189th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 29.1.
  • Yves Missi leads the Bears with 5.7 rebounds per game (414th in college basketball).
  • Texas Tech ranks 77th in college basketball with 99.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 113th in college basketball defensively with 90.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Bears average 107 points per 100 possessions on offense (sixth in college basketball), and give up 93.1 points per 100 possessions (190th in college basketball).

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