Baylor vs. Texas Tech NCAA Basketball Betting Picks & Odds (02/16/2022)

Baylor vs. Texas Tech NCAA Basketball Betting Picks & Odds (02-16-2022)

Since their blowout loss at Kansas on February 5, Baylor has gotten back on track. The defending national champions covered two in a row with the College Basketball odds. Blowout wins over Texas and Kansas State demonstrated that the Bears remain a serious March Madness threat. But Wednesday night brings a greater challenge at Texas Tech. Despite coach Chris Beard’s departure, the Red Raiders remain one of the top teams in the country. Texas Tech plays a suffocating brand of defense that makes their opponents’ lives miserable. The Red Raiders and Bears are NCAA Tournament bound.

Baylor Bears vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders NCAA Basketball Betting Information

Date and Time:Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 9 p.m. ET
Location:United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock, Texas
TV Coverage:ESPN2
Baylor vs. Texas Tech Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Baylor+2 (-110)136½ (-110)+110
Texas Tech-2 (-110)136½ (-110)-130
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Baylor Bears at Texas Tech Red Raiders SBG Odds Overview

In this situation, Baylor is the more powerful sportsbook brand. But on the road, the Bears will get a price break. Especially against a strong home opponent. Casual money prefers power home teams. Thus, Baylor will get a nice discount. Offsetting that is the fact that the Red Raiders will not be overpriced as a powerful home team. To be exact, gamblers will get an honest line for this one.

Baylor Bears Team Overview

Baylor has covered the spread in five of their most recent eight games. Three of their last five outings went over the total. As a result, Baylor is 21-4 straight up, 14-10-1 against the spread, and 13-11 over the total. Baylor ranks 37th for scoring offense, 75th for offensive rebounding, 27th for points allowed, and 29th for defensive rebounding. Leading scorer LJ Cryer is out with a foot injury.

Texas Tech Red Raiders Team Overview

Texas Tech has come away with the money in seven of their most recent eight games. At the same time, three of the Red Raiders’ last five games went under the total. Texas Tech is 19-6 straight up, 17-8 against the spread, and 12-13 under the total. To summarize, the Red Raiders rank 108th for scoring offense, 98th for offensive rebounding, 17th for points allowed, and 13th for defensive rebounding. Bryson Williams leads Texas Tech with 13.4 points per game.

Baylor Bears at Texas Tech Red Raiders the Line

  • Baylor is 68% against the spread as a road team
  • The Bears are 50% vs. the line as an underdog
  • Baylor is 63% vs. the odds as a favorite
  • In Big 12 games, Baylor is 53% on the board
  • Baylor is 53% over the total on the road
  • The Bears are 59% over the total in Big 12 matchups
  • As a favorite, Baylor is 59% over the total
  • Texas Tech is 53% under the total at home
  • The Red Raiders are 53% over the total in Big 12 action
  • Texas Tech is 54% under the total as favorites
  • The Red Raiders are 60% to the under as underdogs
  • Texas Tech is 60% against the spread as underdogs
  • The Red Raiders are 50% on the board as chalk
  • At home, the Red Raiders are 63% vs. the odds at home

Baylor Bears at Texas Tech Red Raiders SBG Free Picks

In sum, Baylor has covered the NCAABB betting spread in two of their last three visits to Texas Tech.

Baylor at Texas Tech SBG Best Bet: Baylor Bears.

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