Baylor at Texas Tech - 2/16/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Texas Tech Red Raiders (19-6) vs Baylor Bears (21-4)
Game Info: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9:00 pm (United Supermarkets Arena)
Betting Odds: Texas Tech Red Raiders -2 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Baylor Bears will go on the road to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a Big 12 game on Wednesday.
The Baylor Bears are 21-4 (9-3) this season and have won three of their last four games. Baylor is coming off of a win against Texas by a score of 80-63. Baylor shot 50% from the field and was +10 in rebounding margin in the game. Adam Flagler led the Bears with 20 points and 3 rebounds in the win. Baylor is averaging 77.9 points per game and is giving up 62.2 points per game against, while also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game. James Akinjo is averaging 13.1 points per game and 5.7 assists per game, while Adam Flagler is averaging 13 points per game and 3.2 assists per game for the Bears. Baylor is shooting 47.3% on field goals, 68.8% on free throws, and 35.8% on three pointers.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 19-6 (8-4) this season and have won four of their last five games. Texas Tech defeated TCU by a score of 82-69 in their last game. Texas Tech trailed by three points at halftime, but was able to win the second half 45-29 for the comeback win. Terrence Shannon Jr. led the Red Raiders with 20 points and 2 assists in the game. Texas Tech is averaging 73.8 points per game and is giving up 60.9 points per game against, while also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. Bryson Williams is averaging 13.4 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game, while Terrence Shannon Jr. is averaging 11.6 points per game and 2.5 rebounds per game for the Red Raiders. Texas Tech is shooting 47.1% on field goals, 69.4% on free throws, and 31.8% on three pointers.
Baylor is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games as an underdog and 18-7-2 ATS in their last 27 Wednesday games. The under is 4-1 in Baylor’s last 5 Wednesday games. Texas Tech is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games and 16-5 ATS in their last 21 home games. The over is 6-1 in Texas Tech’s last 7 home games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 head to head meetings.
This should be a very entertaining game between two of the three top teams in the Big 12. Both of these teams play excellent defense, while maintaining a solid offensive attack. This game could go either way, so I am taking the home team here.
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