Texas Tech at Baylor 1/19/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date & Time: 1/19/2019, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: TTU -3 Total 123.5
TV Channel: ESPN 2

The No. 8 ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders visit Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas on Saturday to play the Baylor Bears in a Big 12 showdown. The Red Raiders 15-2 on the season and 4-1 in Big 12 played following a 68-64 loss to Iowa State. Jarrett Culver led the Red Raiders in the loss with 20 points and 16 boards, while Davide Moretti scored 10.

Baylor improved to 10-6 on the season after defeating Oklahoma State 73-69 on Monday. The Bears were led in the game by King McClure who scored 29 points, pulled down nine rebounds and handed out four assists. Baylor is now 2-2 in Big 12 action.
Jarrett Culver leads the Red Raiders in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 18.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. Matt Mooney is the second leading scorer with an average of 11.2 points per game. Texas Tech is shooting 47.4% from the field and 34.1% from 3-point territory.

Tristan Clark leads Baylor in scoring with an average of 14.6 points per game. Makai Mason is tied for the lead for Baylor in scoring with an average of 14.6 points per game and first in assists with an average of 2.8 per game. The leading rebounder is Mark Vital with an average of 7.7 per game. Baylor is shooting 43.9% from the field and 31.3% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Texas Tech is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7

The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Red Raiders last 7

Baylor is 5-1 ATS in its last 6

The OVER has cashed in each of the Bears last 4

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Baylor Bears +3

While Texas Tech has the more talented team this season, Baylor will play well enough at home to cover. The Bears have covered the number in 5 of the last 6 overall and in 4 of the last 5 versus an opponent with a .600 or higher winning percentage. Texas Tech has failed to cover 6 of its last 7 overall. Final Score Prediction, Texas Tech Red Raiders win but fall short ATS 66-64.

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