Texas Longhorns vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Tech Red Raiders (13-8) at Texas Longhorns (15-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns will host the Texas Tech Red Raiders this Saturday.
The Texas Longhorns come into this game with a 15-7 record and are currently 5th in the Big12. The Longhorns have been playing extremely well lately winning 6 out of their last 7 games with their most recent being a 67-59 over Baylor. Through 22 games this season the leading scorer for the Longhorns has been Isaiah Taylor who is averaging 15.4 points per game and 5.0 assists. Javan Felix is second on the team with 10.5 points per game and 2.2 assists.
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders come into this game with a 13-8 record and are currently 7th in the Big12. The Red Raiders have been struggling lately losing 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 63-61 win over Oklahoma State. Through 21 games this season the leading scorer for the Red Raiders has been Devaugntah Williams who is aver averaging 12.0 points per game and 3.3 rebounds. Toddrick Gotcher is second on the team with 11.0 points per game and 4.2 rebounds.
Texas Tech is 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 games following a win. The Red Raiders are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. Big 12 opponents. Texas is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Longhorns are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. Big 12 opponents.
The Texas Longhorns are finally hitting their stride winning 6 out of their last 7 games with their only loss coming against Kansas. Texas Tech has been going in the opposite direction. I think Texas keeps rolling here and covers the spread at home.