Iowa State at Texas Tech 1/16/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Iowa St. Cyclones
Date & Time: 1/17/2019, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: TTU -6 Total 131.5
TV Channel: ESPNU

The Iowa State Cyclones visit United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas on Wednesday to play the No. 8 ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders. Iowa State fell to 12-4 following its 58-57 loss to Kansas State. The Cyclones have now lost two straight. Nick Weiler-Babb led the Cyclones in the loss with 11 points and five assists.

Texas Tech keeps on winning after improving to 15-1 with a 68-62 victory on the road over Texas. The Red Raiders were led by Matt Mooney with 22 points helping Texas Tech move to 4-0 in the Big 12. Texas Tech committed just 9 turnovers the entire game.
Marial Shayok leads Iowa State in scoring with an average of 19.4 points per game. Michael Jacobson is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 13.6 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Nick Babb leads Iowa State in assists with an average of 4.3 per game. Iowa State is shooting 48.1% from the field and 36.3% from 3-point territory.

Jarrett Culver leads the Red Raiders in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 18.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. Matt Mooney is the second leading scorer with an average of 11.4 points per game. Texas Tech is shooting 47.8% from the field and 34.2% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Iowa State is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 on the road

The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Cyclones last 7 versus Big 12 opponents

Texas Tech is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6

The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Red Raiders last 10 at home

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Texas Tech Red Raiders -6

Texas Tech is proving to be a legitimate favorite to win the Big 12 at 15-1 overall. Iowa State has hit the wall, losing each of its last two and is in desperate need of a win, but on the road in Lubbock is not a good proposition facing the Cyclones. Iowa State has covered just 5 of its last 18 on the road. Final Score Prediction, Texas Tech Red Raiders win and cover ATS 71-62.

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