Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. LSU Tigers: 1/30/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 30, 2021

Cameron Thomas leads the LSU Tigers (11-4) against the No. 10 Texas Tech Red Raiders (11-5) after scoring 28 points in a 78-66 win over Texas A&M. The Tigers are 3.5-point underdogs in the game on Saturday, January 30, 2021, which tips at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The point total in the matchup is set at 150.5.

Betting Information

Texas Tech vs LSU Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Tech -3.5 -113 -110 150.5 -110 -112 -175 140

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Computer picks for Texas Tech vs LSU
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
LSU (+3.5) Under (150.5) LSU 75 Texas Tech 74

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Total Facts

  • In 37.5% of their games this year (six of 16 chances), the Red Raiders and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 150.5 points.
  • LSU has combined with its opponents to score more than 150.5 points in 10 of 15 opportunities (66.7%) this season.
  • The Red Raiders and the Tigers combine to average 8.7 more points per game than the over/under of 150.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 14.9 fewer points per game (135.6) than this game’s over/under of 150.5 points.
  • The Red Raiders average point total in outings this year is 137.2, 13.3 points below the total in this game.
  • The average total in Tigers games this year is 7.1 more points than the point total of 150.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 75.5 points the Red Raiders put up per game are just 1.6 more points than the Tigers allow (73.9).
  • Texas Tech is 9-2 overall and 5-0 against the spread when scoring more than 73.9 points.
  • LSU is 1-8 against the spread and 5-4 overall when giving up more than 75.5 points.
  • The Tigers’ 83.7 points per game are 22 more points than the 61.7 the Red Raiders allow.
  • When it scores more than 61.7 points, LSU is 6-0 against the spread and 11-4 overall.
  • Texas Tech is 0-1 against the spread and 0-1 overall when it gives up more than 83.7 points.
  • The Red Raiders have put up a total of 221 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 13.8 per game), and the Tigers have out-scored opponents by 146 points on the season (9.8 more per game).

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Texas Tech Betting Information

  • The Red Raiders have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 5-10 record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Red Raiders have struggled to a 4-6 record ATS this season.
  • The Red Raiders have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 7 times in 15 games this season.

LSU Betting Information

  • The Tigers have a 6-9 record against the spread, covering in just 40% of their games.
  • The Tigers have not fared well as a 3.5-point underdog, going 4-5 against the spread when they are at least 3.5-point underdogs.
  • In the majority of Tigers games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (11 out of 15 games, 73.3%).

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Texas Tech Leaders

  • The Red Raiders scoring leader is Mac McClung, who averages 17.2 per contest to go with 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
  • Marcus Santos-Silva leads the Red Raiders in rebounding, averaging 5.9 per game, while Kyler Edwards leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.5 in each contest.
  • Edwards provides the bulk of the Red Raiders’ three-point shooting production. He hits 1.8 threes per game to pace the team.
  • Nimari Burnett is Texas Tech’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Santos-Silva leads them in blocks with 1.2 per contest.

LSU Leaders

  • Thomas scores 22.1 points per game to be the top scorer for the Tigers.
  • LSU’s leader in rebounds is Darius Days with 7.8 per game, and its leader in assists is Ja’vonte Smart with 4.3 per game.
  • Smart connects on more threes per game than any other member of the Tigers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.6 per contest.
  • LSU’s leader in steals is Days with 1.3 per game, and its leader in blocks is Josh LeBlanc with 0.8 per game.
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