Texas Tech vs. Auburn - 12/3/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (3-2) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:00 pm (United Spirit Arena)
The Line: Texas Tech Red Raiders -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Auburn Tigers face off on Wednesday in Lubbock in collge basketball action.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 4-1 this season with their lone loss coming in their opener to LSU. Texas Tech is averaging 70.6 points and they are shooting 41.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.4 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Devaungntah Williams leads the Red Raiders averaging 13.4 points per game. Robert Turner is averaging 12.2 points, Norense Odiase is averaging 9.6 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Zach Smith and Randy Onwuasor are averaging 6.6 points each. Texas Tech opens their Big 12 schedule on January 3rd against Texas.
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The Auburn Tigers are 3-2 this season and they are coming off of a win against Oregon State. Auburn is averaging 70.6 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 73 points and their opponents are shooting 51.7 percent. K.T. Harrell is averaging 17.2 points to lead the Tigers. Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 15.2 points and 13 rebounds, K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 8.6 points, and Tahj-Shamsid-Deen is averaging 8.2 points. Auburn is still in the building process under Bruce Pearl.
Texas Tech is 6-2 against the spread following a win, 6-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven Wednesday games. Auburn is 7-20 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six games.
Texas Tech would be my play to win this one but taking the points into consideration I will take Auburn.