Texas Tech vs. Fresno State - 12/10/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fresno State Bulldogs (3-6) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 9:00 pm (United Spirit Arena)
The Line: Texas Tech Red Raiders -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports Networks
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Fresno State Bulldogs face off on Wednesday in Lubbock in college basketball action.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-1 this season and they have won their last four games in a row. Texas Tech is averaging 66.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.3 percent from the floor including 33.3 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Devaugntah Williams is averaging 11.8 points t lead the Red Raiders. Robert Turner is averaging 11.3 points, Norense Odiase is averaging 10.5 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Toddrick Gotcher is averaging 7.0 points. Texas Tech has played the 239th ranked schedule in the nation.
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The Fresno State Bulldogs have won their last two games but hat ended a five game losing streak. Fresno State is averaging 60.8 points and they are shooting 40.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Marvelle Harris is averaging 16.4 points and 6.1 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Julien Lewis is averaging 13.3 points, Paul Watson is averaging 11.4 points, and Karachi Edo is averaging 11 points. Fresno State appears to be in for a rough season.
Texas Tech is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, 5-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Fresno State is 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games, 4-0 against the spread against the Big 12, and 0-4 against the spread in their last eight road games.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the total is released.