Texas vs Texas Tech College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/13/21

Texas vs Texas Tech College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/13/21 Photo by Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-3) at Texas Longhorns (10-1)

College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Frank Erwin Special Events Center)

The Line: Texas Longhorns -3.5 -- Over/Under: 132.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Texas Longhorns meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Frank Erwin Center.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 75.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 58 points on 39 percent shooting. Mac McClung is averaging 15.3 points and 2.6 assists while Terrence Shannon Jr. is averaging 13.6 points and 4.8 rebounds. Kyler Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin McCullar is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.

The Texas Longhorns look to stay hot while building on their six-game winning streak. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 75.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 63.7 points on 38.3 percent shooting. Courtney Ramsey is averaging 13.8 points and 3.2 rebounds while Matt Coleman III is averaging 13.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. Andrew Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Greg Brown is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 27.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game.

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The Red Raiders are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Longhorns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The over is 4-0 in Red Raiders last 4 overall. The over is 4-0 in Longhorns last 4 overall. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are a very talented team and get after it defensively, but they simply have had zero success covering numbers this season. The Texas Longhorns are quietly one of the hotter teams in the country, and they have a little more balance to their attack than Texas Tech. The Texas Longhorns are a team I'm keeping a close eye on right now and will be backing often as long as they stay hot.

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Randy’s Pick Texas Longhorns -3.5

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