Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Tech Red Raiders (16-9) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (12-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Oklahoma State Cowboys play Saturday at the Gallagher-Iba Arena.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 72.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Devaugntah Williams is averaging 11.4 points and 3.3 rebounds while Toddrick Gotcher is averaging 10.1 points and 2.4 assists. Aaron Ross is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Keenan Evans is dishing 2.6 assists. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Red Raiders are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The Texas Tech Red Raiders have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 68.9 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Jawun Evans is averaging 12.9 points and 4.9 assists while Jeff Newberry is averaging 11 points and 4.7 rebounds. Leyton Hammonds is the third double-digit scorer and Jeffrey Carroll is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Cowboys are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have split their last 10 home games.
The Red Raiders are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win. The Cowboys are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss. The Red Raiders are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Oklahoma State and 2-8 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
Texas Tech is starting to turn the corner a bit, but still has a long track record of stinking up the joint on the road. So, even with OK State struggling overall, in a pick em game, I'm going to side with the home team.