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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Arkansas Razorbacks 03/21/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis
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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Arkansas Razorbacks 03/21/2021 – Texas Tech Red Raiders have made it past their first NCAA tournament round and they are all set to take on Arkansas Razorbacks in their second-round from Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Red Raiders completed their regular season at the sixth spot in the Big 12 Conference play. As for The Razorbacks, they were second in the Southeastern Conference play. Both teams have come a long way and the NCAA basketball betting predictions are up and running as they enter their second NCAA round.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Arkansas Razorbacks 03/21/2021
Texas Tech Red Raiders
The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated the Texas Longhorns in their Big 12 tournament game. In their NCAA first round, Texas Tech smashed Utah State Aggies with a final score of 65-53. The Red Raiders were led by Mac McClung who tossed in 16 points. McClung is the leader in scoring with an average of 15.8 points per game. From the rebounding department, Marcus Santos-Silva is the leader with close to seven boards. While it comes to assists, Kyler Edwards is the leader with 2.7 per game on average.
Players to watch: M. McClung G (GP 28 MIN 30.1 PTS 15.8 REB 2.7 AST 2.1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.3 TO 1.9 FG% 42.1 FT% 80.5), T. Shannon Jr. G (GP 27 MIN 26.4 PTS 12.6 REB 4 AST 1.4 STL 1.1 BLK 0.1 TO 1.4 FG% 45.2 FT% 74.6), K. Edwards G (GP 28 MIN 31 PTS 10.1 REB 4.7 AST 2.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.3 FG% 41 FT% 80).
Arkansas Razorbacks will enter this game after defeating Colgate Raiders with ease. The Razorbacks’ powerful offense tossed in 85 and restricted the Raiders to just 68. Justin Smith took the lead for his team after scoring 29 points. Smith is the second-leading scorer for his team with an average of close to 14 points. The leader in scoring is Moses Moody with close to 18 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, Smith has taken the lead once again with seven-plus boards per game.
Players to watch M. Moody G (GP 29 MIN 33.5 PTS 17.2 REB 5.8 AST 1.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.6 TO 1.6 FG% 44.3 FT% 81.1), J. Smith F (GP 25 MIN 31.2 PTS 13.6 REB 7.1 AST 1.7 STL 1.2 BLK 0.6 TO 1.9 FG% 54.1 FT% 62.9), J. Notae G (GP 29 MIN 23.1 PTS 13.3 REB 3.2 AST 2.1 STL 1.5 BLK 0.3 TO 2 FG% 38.4 FT% 76.3).
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Predictions
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Arkansas is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Picks
Based on the March Madness college basketball odds, Arkansas Razorbacks seem to have a better shot in this game. The Razorbacks are strong and they have a neat scoring offense with an equally balanced defensive unit.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Red Raiders is -120 and the ML set for the Razorbacks is +100.
Spread: A spread of -1 (-110) is out for Texas Tech and a spread of +1 (-110) is out for Arkansas.
Totals: Look for the total to go over 141 (-110) for the Red Raiders and the same to go under for the Razorbacks.
Score Prediction: 70-66, Razorbacks win.