Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma 3/11/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/11/2022 at 10:57 AM ET

The Oklahoma Sooners play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Friday in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Oklahoma upset the Baylor Bears 72-67 in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Jacob Groves was the leading scorer for Oklahoma with 15 points. Oklahoma trailed by six points at halftime but outscored Baylor by 11 points after the break.

Umoja Gibson is the leading scorer for Oklahoma with an average of 12.4 points per game, while Jalen Hill is the leading rebounder with an average of 5.9 rebounds per game and Jordan Goldwire is the leader in assists with an average of 3.5 assists per game. Oklahoma has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 68.9 points per game.

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Texas Tech defeated the Iowa State Cyclones 72-41 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday. Terrence Shannon Jr was the leading scorer for Texas Tech with 15 points. The Red Raiders shot an even 50.0% overall and held Iowa State to 31.3% shooting. Texas Tech led by 19 points at halftime and coasted to the 31-point lopsided win. The Red Raiders outrebounded Iowa State 40-24.

Bryson Williams is the leading scorer for Texas Tech with an average of 13.8 points per game, while Kevin Obanor is the leading rebounder with an average of 5.0 rebounds per game and Kevin McCullar is the leader in assists with an average of 3.1 assists per game. Texas Tech has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team the Red Raiders are scoring an average of 72.4 points per game.

Texas Tech split its two regular-season games with Oklahoma, losing the first straight up and against the spread and winning the second on February 22 and covering the number. However, overall this season Texas Tech has played far better than Oklahoma and the Red Raiders have one of the best defenses in the nation holding opponents to an average of 60.7 points per game and 38.5% shooting. Texas Tech has covered the number in 15 of his last 20 overall and in nine of the last 13 as the favorite. Final Score Prediction, Texas Tech Red Raiders win and cover ATS 71-60.

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