Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Iowa State Cyclones: January 9, 2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

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The Iowa State Cyclones (2-6) host the No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders (9-3) as 7-point underdogs after Javan Johnson racked up 21 points in the Cyclones 78-72 loss to Texas. The game airs on ESPN2 at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The point total is 133.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Texas Tech vs Iowa State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Tech -7 -110 -110 133.5 -112 -109 -335 255

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texas Tech vs Iowa State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Iowa State (+7) Over (133.5) Texas Tech 71 Iowa State 66

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Total Facts

  • The Red Raiders and their opponents have scored at least 133.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 12 games (50%) this year.
  • In seven of eight opportunities (87.5%) this year, Iowa State and its opponents have combined to score at least 133.5 points.
  • The Red Raiders and the Cyclones combine to average 9.7 more points per game than the over/under of 133.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Red Raiders and the Cyclones have seen their opponents average a combined 3.2 fewer points per game than the point total of 133.5 set in this matchup.
  • The Red Raiders average point total in outings this season is 131.8, 1.7 points below the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Cyclones this year is 8.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Red Raiders average 74.2 points per contest, only 1.4 more points than the 72.8 the Cyclones allow their opponents.
  • Texas Tech is 3-0 against the spread and 7-1 overall when scoring more than 72.8 points.
  • Iowa State has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 0-3 record overall when allowing more than 74.2 points.
  • The Cyclones average 11.5 more points per game (69) than the Red Raiders give up (57.5).
  • When it scores more than 57.5 points, Iowa State is 3-0 against the spread and 2-6 overall.
  • Texas Tech’s record is 0-2 against the spread and 1-1 overall when it allows more than 69 points.
  • The Red Raiders have totaled 201 more points than their opponents this season (16.7 per game on average), while the Cyclones have been out-scored by 30 total points (3.8 per game average differential).

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Texas Tech Betting Information

  • The Red Raiders have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 3-8 record.
  • The Red Raiders have struggled to cover, going just 3-5 ATS when favored by at least 7 points.
  • Texas Tech and its opponents have converted the over just 5 times in 11 (45.5%) games this season.

Iowa State Betting Information

  • The Cyclones have a losing record against the spread, going 3-5 ATS (covering just 37.5% of the time).
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Cyclones have a record ATS of 0-3.
  • Iowa State and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 3 of 8 (37.5%).

Head to Head

Texas Tech vs Iowa State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/22/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-57 TTU
1/18/2020 Texas Tech -7.5 136.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 72-52 TTU
3/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-73 TTU
1/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-64 IAST

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Texas Tech Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Red Raiders this season is Mac McClung, who averages 15.1 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
  • Marcus Santos-Silva is Texas Tech’s leading rebounder, pulling down 6.2 per game, while Kyler Edwards is its best passer, distributing 2.9 assists in each contest.
  • Edwards’ 1.8 made threes per game lead the Red Raiders.
  • Nimari Burnett and Santos-Silva lead the Red Raiders on the defensive end, with Burnett leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Santos-Silva in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Iowa State Leaders

  • Rasir Bolton’s points (14.8 per game) and assists (5.3 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Cyclones’ leaderboards.
  • The Cyclones’ top rebounder is Solomon Young — he grabs 5.5 per game while scoring 11.6 points per game.
  • Jalen Coleman-Lands is dependable from distance and leads the Cyclones with 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Iowa State’s leader in steals is Bolton with 2.0 per game, and its leader in blocks is Young with 1.1 per game.
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