Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Kansas State Wildcats: 2/6/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The Kansas State Wildcats (5-13) are expected to extend a nine-game losing streak when they host the No. 13 Texas Tech Red Raiders (13-5) as 16.5-point underdogs at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Bramlage Coliseum. The contest airs on ESPN+. The over/under is 129.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Texas Tech vs Kansas State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Tech -16.5 -110 -110 129.5 -110 -110 -3416 1300

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texas Tech vs Kansas State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kansas State (+16.5) Over (129.5) Texas Tech 75 Kansas State 61

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Total Facts

  • The Red Raiders and their opponents have combined to record more than 129.5 points in 61.1% of their games this year (11 of 18 opportunities).
  • Kansas State and its opponents have added up to score at least 129.5 points in 44.4% of their games this season (eight of 18 opportunities).
  • The Red Raiders and the Wildcats combine to average 7.1 more points per game than the total of 129.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 135.1 points per game, 5.6 more than the point total in this game.
  • The average over/under the Red Raiders have had set in matchups this season is 6.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under for Wildcats games this year is 5.9 more points than the point total of 129.5 for this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 74.5 points the Red Raiders record per game are only 1.1 more points than the Wildcats give up (73.4).
  • Texas Tech is 10-2 overall and 6-0 against the spread when scoring more than 73.4 points.
  • Kansas State has a 2-6 record against the spread and a 1-7 record overall when giving up more than 74.5 points.
  • The Wildcats’ 62.1 points per game are just 0.4 more points than the 61.7 the Red Raiders allow to opponents.
  • Kansas State has put together a 4-0 ATS record and a 4-4 overall record in games it scores more than 61.7 points.
  • Texas Tech’s record is 3-6 against the spread and 5-4 overall when it allows more than 62.1 points.
  • The Red Raiders have out-scored their opponents by a total of 231 points this season (12.8 points per game on average), and opponents of the Wildcats have out-scored them by 204 more points on the year (11.3 per game).

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Texas Tech Betting Information

  • The Red Raiders have struggled a bit against the spread this season, posting a 6-11 record.
  • The Red Raiders have posted a winning record of 3-2 against the spread when the spread is -16.5 or bigger.
  • Texas Tech has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 8 times in 17 contests (47.1%).

Kansas State Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have a losing record against the spread, going 4-14 ATS (covering only 22.2% of the time).
  • In most of Wildcats games this season, the teams have not hit the over (8 out of 18 games, 44.4%).

Head to Head

Texas Tech vs Kansas State (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/5/2021 Texas Tech -16 124.5 -2062 +996 Regular Season 82-71 TTU
2/19/2020 Texas Tech -11.5 128.5 -848 +546 Regular Season 69-62 TTU
1/14/2020 Texas Tech -4 124.5 -189 +153 Regular Season 77-63 TTU
1/22/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 58-45 KSU
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 63-57 TTU

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Texas Tech Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Red Raiders this season is Mac McClung, who averages 16.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.
  • Kevin McCullar leads the Red Raiders in rebounding, averaging 7.2 per game, while Kyler Edwards leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.4 in each contest.
  • Edwards leads his teammates on the Red Raiders with 1.8 made threes per outing.
  • The Texas Tech steals leader is McCullar, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Marcus Santos-Silva, who compiles 1.1 rejections per contest.

Kansas State Leaders

  • The Wildcats’ Nijel Pack averages enough points (11.7 per game) and assists (3.7 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
  • DaJuan Gordon is at the top of the Kansas State rebounding leaderboard with 5.8 rebounds per game. He also notches 9.3 points and adds 1.8 assists per game.
  • Pack contributes the bulk of the Wildcats’ three-point shooting production. He makes 2.3 threes per game to lead the squad.
  • The Wildcats’ leader in steals is Pack with 1.3 per game, and Kaosi Ezeagu is their leader in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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