Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech - 1/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-8) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (12-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Oklahoma State Cowboys meet at the Gallagher-Iba Arena.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have lost five straight games and play their fourth true road game. On the season, Texas Tech is averaging 65.1 points on 41.6 percent shooting and is allowing 61.4 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Devaugntah Williams is averaging 10.9 points and 3.3 rebounds while Robert Turner is averaging 8.8 points and 1.7 assists. Norense Odiase is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Toddrick Gotcher is shooting 35.6 percent from the field. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and have given up 62 or less points in 10 of their last 14 games. Offensively, Texas Tech is shooting 64.9 percent from the line and 30.5 percent from beyond the arc. Justin Gray is questionable for this game with a knee injury.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys have lost three of their last four games and look for their fourth Big 12 win. On the season, Oklahoma State is averaging 69.1 points on 43.3 percent shooting and is allowing 61.4 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Le'Bryan Nash is averaging 17.7 points and 6.2 rebounds while Phil Forte III is averaging 17.4 points and 2.4 steals. Anthony Hickey Jr. is dishing 3.4 assists and Michael Cobbins is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in six of their last nine games. Offensively, Oklahoma State is shooting 70.7 percent from the line and 33.5 percent from beyond the arc. OK State is 8-1 SU on its home court.
The Red Raiders are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cowboys are 59-29-4 ATS in their last 92 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Red Raiders are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Oklahoma State and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Texas Tech was just blown out by TCU and has been beaten up by other teams such as Houston and Kansas. Hard to think it will be any different on the road against a solid Oklahoma State squad.