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Saturday's loaded college basketball slate features three games with both teams in the Top 25, including the No. 12 Kansas Jayhawks taking on the No. 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock, TX. Kansas got the better of Texas Tech in their previous meeting this season at home by the score of 79-63.
The Red Raiders are 5-point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, and will look to capitalize on their home-court advantage over a Jayhawks team that is just 2-6 away from Allen Fieldhouse this season.
If you're looking to bet on today's game, it never hurts to have some additional help. Let's take a look at some expert predictions for this Big 12 clash.
Kansas vs Texas Tech Expert Predictions
ESPN BPI Matchup Predictor
The ESPN BPI Matchup Predictor is giving Texas Tech a 72.8 percent win probability to get the upper hand on Kansas in front of its home fans.
Sports Illustrated is going with the upset here, predicting that the visiting Jayhawks will win by the score of 70-65.
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New York Post
The NY Post likes the Red Raiders to get the win and cover the spread in Lubbock tonight.
All in all, it's two for Texas Tech and one for Kansas. It appears like the experts believe Kansas' road woes are just too much to overcome at this point in the season, especially against another ranked team.
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