Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (17-10) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-17)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm (United Spirit Arena)
The Line: Texas Tech Red Raiders +6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma State Cowboys and Texas Tech Red Raiders meet Saturday at the United Supermarkets Arena.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys hope to get back on track after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, OSU is averaging 67.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and is allowing 61.3 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Le'Bryan Nash is averaging 16.8 points and 5.6 rebounds while Phil Forte III is averaging 16.2 points and 1.7 assists. Anthony Hickey Jr. is dishing 3.4 assists and Michael Cobbins is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have four players averaging at least 6.9 points, and they’re shooting 72.8 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from deep. Defensively, OSU is allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in seven of its last 10 games.
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders play their last home game and hope to snap a six-game skid. On the season, TTU is averaging 60.7 points on 39.8 percent shooting and is allowing 64 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Devaugntah Williams is averaging 10 points and 3.1 rebounds while Robert Turner is averaging 8.2 points and 1.6 assists. Norense Odiase is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Toddrick Gotcher is shooting 36.7 percent from the field. The Texas Tech Red Raiders have three players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 65.2 percent from the line and 29.8 percent from deep. Defensively, TTU is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in four of its last six games.
The Cowboys are 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 road games and 16-5-1 ATS in their last 22 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Red Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-15 ATS in their last 22 vs. Big 12. The Cowboys are 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
OK State has been brutal even dating back to last season ATS on the road. Texas Tech is a young team that's capable of pulling off another upset, and I like the Red Raiders and the points at home.