Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-6) at Oklahoma Sooners (16-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Oklahoma Sooners play Tuesday at the Lloyd Noble Center.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders need a big win after losing five of their last six games. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 73.9 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 41 percent shooting. Devaugntah Williams is averaging 12.5 points and 3.4 rebounds while Toddrick Gotcher is averaging 10.9 points and 2.4 assists. Zach Smith is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Keenan Evans is dishing 2.6 assists. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Red Raiders are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Texas Tech Red Raiders have lost 16 of their last 17 road games.
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The Oklahoma Sooners look to build on their impressive 16-2 record. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 85.5 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.6 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 25.7 points and 5.8 rebounds while Jordan Woodard is averaging 14.9 points and 3.9 assists. Isaiah Cousins is dishing 4.6 assists and Ryan Spangler is grabbing 9.9 rebounds. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 46.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sooners are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-0 on their home court this season.
The Red Raiders are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sooners are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Oklahoma beat the hell out of Texas Tech last year at home by a score of 81-36. I'm not sure the Red Raiders have enough offense to hang with the Sooners here. Oklahoma is also an OK 3-3 ATS as a double-digit favorite this season. I'll take the home team in a blowout.