Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Kansas State Wildcats: January 5, 2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on January 8, 2021

The No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders (8-3) host the Kansas State Wildcats (5-5) as double-digit, 15.5-point favorites after Mac McClung put up 21 points in the Red Raiders 82-77 loss to Oklahoma State. The game airs on ESPU at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 125.5.

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 -15.5 -110 -110 125.5 -110 -112 -2500 1050

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texas Tech vs Kansas State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kansas State (+15.5) Over (125.5) Texas Tech 73 Kansas State 60

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Total Facts

  • In 23 of 11 opportunities (209.1%) this season, the Red Raiders and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s point total of 125.5 points.
  • Kansas State and its opponents have added up to score more than 125.5 points in 70% of their games this year (seven of 10 opportunities).
  • The two teams average a combined 13.7 more points per game (139.2) than this matchup’s over/under of 125.5 points.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 125.6 points per game, 0.1 more than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total the Red Raiders have had set in matchups this year is 4.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Wildcats this year is 9.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 73.5 points the Red Raiders average per game are only 4.2 more points than the Wildcats surrender (69.3).
  • When Texas Tech scores more than 69.3 points, it is 3-0 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
  • Kansas State is 0-4 against the spread and 1-3 overall when allowing more than 73.5 points.
  • The Wildcats score an average of 65.7 points per game, 9.4 more points than the 56.3 the Red Raiders give up to opponents.
  • Kansas State has gone 5-5 overall and 2-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 56.3 points.
  • Texas Tech’s record is 1-1 overall and 0-2 against the spread when it gives up more than 65.7 points to its opponents.
  • The Red Raiders have out-scored their opponents by a total of 190 points this season (17.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Wildcats have out-scored them by 36 more points on the year (3.6 per game).

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Texas Tech Betting Information

  • Texas Tech has covered in just three of 10 matchups this season.
  • The Red Raiders have posted a winning record of 3-2 against the spread when the spread is -15.5 or bigger.
  • The Red Raiders have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 4 of 10 contests this season, a rate of 40%

Kansas State Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have a 2-8 record against the spread, covering in just 20% of their outings.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 4 of 10 (40%).

Head to Head

Texas Tech vs Kansas State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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 McClung, who averages 15.0 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
  • Texas Tech’s leading rebounder is Marcus Santos-Silva averaging 6.5 boards per game and its best passer is Kyler Edwards and his 3.0 assists per game.
  • Edwards leads the Red Raiders in three-point shooting with an average of 1.8 made threes per game.
  • Nimari Burnett is the Red Raiders leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Santos-Silva leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

Kansas State Leaders

  • Mike McGuirl averages 12.5 points and adds 3.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wildcats’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • DaJuan Gordon’s stat line of 6.8 rebounds, 10.5 points and 2.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Kansas State rebounding leaderboard.
  • McGuirl leads the Wildcats in three-point shooting with an average of 2.2 made threes per game.
  • Gordon (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for Kansas State while Antonio Gordon (0.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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