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Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 03/18/2022 March Madness Forecast, Tips and Preview

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Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 03-18-2022 March Madness Forecast Tips and Preview

Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 03/18/2022 – The Montana State Bobcats and the Texas Tech Red Raiders will clash from the Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl in San Diego, California. The Bobcats are at the topped the Big Sky Conference and won their tournament with ease. The Red Raiders finished third in the Big 12 Conference play and failed to get past the Kansas Jayhawks in their tournament game. The 2022 March Madness bracket has a winner predicted for this exciting and important game. The experts are turning towards the Bobcats to win this game.Β Β 

Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 03/18/2022

When:Friday, March 18, 1:45 PM ET
Where:Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego, California
TV:TNT
Stream:Sofascore
Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 03/18/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Montana State Bobcats-15.5 (-110)129.5 o (-110)+925
Texas Tech Red Raiders+15.5 (-110)129.5 u (-110)-1400
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Montana State Bobcats

The Montana State Bobcats won their Big Sky Tournament game with ease when they scored 87 and gave up only 66 to the Northern Colorado Bears. The Bobcats have won the tournament game for the first time since 1996. The lead scorer with 13.8 points and 4.2 assists is Xavier Bishop. The Bobcats will enter this game riding a six-game winning streak. Out of the last 10 games, they won eight and are shooting at a solid 36 percent from the three-point radar. However, they will need more effort against the Red Raiders.

Players to watch: Xavier Bishop G (GP 34, MIN 34.1, PTS 13.9, REB 3.3, AST 4.3, STL 0.9, BLK 0, TO 2.3, FG% 41.5, FT% 76.7, 3P% 34.4), Jubrile Belo F (GP 33, MIN 27, PTS 13, REB 6.8, AST 1, STL 0.5, BLK 1.8, TO 2.2, FG% 59, FT% 72.1, 3P% 50), Amin Adamu G (GP 32, MIN 27.4, PTS 11.6, REB 4.8, AST 1.7, STL 0.6, BLK 0.2, TO 1.6, FG% 50.7, FT% 81.4, 3P% 39.1).

Texas Tech Red Raiders

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are ranked at No. 3 and won seven of their last 10 games on the season. The Red Raiders gave up 74 points to the Kansas Jayhawks in their Big 12 tournament and scored only 65 in return. Bryson Williams is the lead scorer for the team with 13.6 points per game. The Red Raiders are averaging 8.2 steals per game and Davion Warren is leading with 1.5 steals on average. Texas Tech will turn towards their defensive game to take out the Bobcats.

Players to watch: Bryson Williams F (GP 34, MIN 25.7, PTS 13.7, REB 4.3, AST 1, STL 0.5, BLK 0.4, TO 1.2, FG% 53.4, FT% 75.8, 3P% 40.5), Terrence Shannon Jr. G (GP 23, MIN 24.8, PTS 10.4, REB 2.8, AST 2, STL 0.9, BLK 0.1, TO 2.1, FG% 44.9, FT% 79.7, 3P% 37.2), Davion Warren G (GP 34, MIN 24, PTS 9.9, REB 3.1, AST 1.6, STL 1.5, BLK 0.2, TO 1.9, FG% 46.4, FT% 70.2, 3P% 30.3).

Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Predictions

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Montana State Bobcats

Montana State are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montana State’s last 5 games.
Montana State are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Bobcats are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Montana State are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Red Raiders are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games.
Texas Tech are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas Tech’s last 7 games played in March.
Texas Tech are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big Sky conference.

Montana State Bobcats vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Picks

Summary: Montana has come a long way and will not give up with ease. The Bobcats have finished with a 16-4 conference record and a 27-7 overall record. The NCAA round of 64 picks has turned towards the Bobcats to win and cover.

Moneyline: +925 is the ML for the Bobcats and -1400 is the ML for the Raiders.

ATS: A spread of -15.5 (-110) is out for Montana State and a spread of +15.5 (-110) is out for Texas.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 129.5 (-110) for the Bobcats and the same to go under for the Raiders.

Score Prediction: 71-67, Bobcats win.