Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. West Virginia Mountaineers: 2/9/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 9, 2021

The No. 7 Texas Tech Red Raiders (14-5) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the No. 14 West Virginia Mountaineers (13-5) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at United Supermarkets Arena as 5-point favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under is 139.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Texas Tech vs West Virginia Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Tech -5 -112 -109 139.5 -108 -113 -225 180

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texas Tech vs West Virginia
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
West Virginia (+5) Over (139.5) Texas Tech 72 West Virginia 70

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Total Facts

  • In 36.8% of their games this season (seven of 19 chances), the Red Raiders and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 139.5 points.
  • West Virginia and its opponents have added up to score more than 139.5 points in 72.2% of their matchups this season (13 of 18 chances).
  • The Red Raiders and the Mountaineers combine to average 11.5 more points per game than the total of 139.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.9 fewer points per game (132.6) than this matchup’s total of 139.5 points.
  • The Red Raiders average point total in outings this season is 136.1, 3.4 points below the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Mountaineers this year is 7.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 74.4 points the Red Raiders put up per game are just 3.5 more points than the Mountaineers allow (70.9).
  • Texas Tech has a 6-0 record against the spread and an 11-2 record overall when putting up more than 70.9 points.
  • West Virginia is 3-4 overall and 4-3 against the spread in games when it allows more than 74.4 points.
  • The Mountaineers score 14.9 more points per game (76.6) than the Red Raiders give up (61.7).
  • West Virginia has compiled a 13-5 overall record and a 9-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 61.7 points.
  • Texas Tech is 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 overall when it allows more than 76.6 points.
  • The Red Raiders have scored a total of 242 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 12.7 per game), and the Mountaineers have out-scored opponents by 102 points on the season (5.7 more per game).

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Texas Tech Betting Information

  • The Red Raiders have struggled a bit against the spread this year, putting up a 6-12 record.
  • When favored by at least 5 points, the Red Raiders have struggled to a 4-7 record ATS this season.
  • The Red Raiders have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 50% of their games this season (9 of 18 contests).

West Virginia Betting Information

  • West Virginia has covered the spread in half of its games, going 9-9 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Mountaineers have a record ATS of 5-5.
  • In the majority of West Virginia’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (12 out of 18 games, 66.7%).

Head to Head

Texas Tech vs West Virginia (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2021 Texas Tech -1.5 136.5 -127 +105 Regular Season 88-87 WVU
1/29/2020 Texas Tech -3 131.5 -164 +133 Regular Season 89-81 TTU
1/11/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-54 WVU
2/4/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-50 TTU
1/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-59 TTU

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Texas Tech Leaders

  • Mac McClung leads the Red Raiders in scoring, tallying 17.2 points per game to go with 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
  • Kevin McCullar is Texas Tech’s leading rebounder, grabbing 7.1 per game, while Kyler Edwards is its best passer, distributing 2.4 assists in each contest.
  • Edwards contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Red Raiders. He makes 1.8 threes per game.
  • Nimari Burnett and Marcus 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 1.1 per contest.

West Virginia Leaders

  • Miles McBride scores 15.8 points and tacks on 4.6 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Mountaineers’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Derek Culver’s stat line of 10.3 rebounds, 14.3 points and 1.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the West Virginia rebounding leaderboard.
  • Sean McNeil is reliable from deep and leads the Mountaineers with 1.9 made threes per game.
  • The Mountaineers’ leader in steals is McBride with 1.9 per game, and Culver is their leader in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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