Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
West Virginia Mountaineers (15-2) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm (United Supermarkets Arena)
The Line: Texas Tech Red Raiders +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will host the West Virginia Mountaineers this Saturday.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will come into this game with a 12-5 record and are currently 7th in the Big 12 Conference. The Red Raiders are coming off of a 76-69 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. Through 17 games this season the leading scorer for the Red Raiders has been Devaughntah Williams who is averaging 13.2 points per game and 3.5 rebounds. Toddrick Gotcher is second on the team with 10.9 points per game and 4.5 rebounds.
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The West Virginia Mountaineers come into this game with a 15-3 record and are currently 3rd in the Big 12 Conference. The Mountaineers have lost their past 2 games to Texas and Oklahoma. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Mountaineers has been Devin Williams who is averaging 13.9 points per game and 8.8 rebounds. Jaysean Paige is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 3.8 rebounds. West Virginia will try to get back on track with a win here on the road.
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a loss. The Mountaineers are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 games following a against the spread loss. The Texas Tech Raiders are 8-0 against the spread in their last 8 games following a win. The Red Raiders are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games overall.
The West Virginia Mountaineers have lost two games in a row for the first time this season. Texas Tech is coming off of a win over TCU and have played good this season. The Mountaineers are due for a win and i think they get it here on the road. Take West Virginia -2.5 on the road.