Texas Tech Red Raiders vs LSU Tigers 01/30/2021 – The Texas Tech Red Raiders are on back-to-back losses and wish to avoid getting into a losing streak. Next in their schedule is a road trip to battle the LSU Tigers this Saturday, January 30. It will be held inside the closed-door location of the Pete Maravich Assembly Center located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. ESPN2 will be putting the game on television at exactly 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the same feed will be shared through SofaScore. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are given the advantage by NCAA Basketball Odds over the LSU Tigers for this exciting matchup.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs LSU Tigers 01/30/2021
|When:||Saturday, January 30, 2:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
Texas Tech Red Raiders
The Texas Tech Red Raiders now the 10th best ranked in the NCAA Top 25 and they carry an 11-5 record heading to this game against the LSU Tigers. Their last two losses were against the Baylor Bears while they also lost to the West Virginia Mountaineers by just a point, 87-88. Matt McClung did his best to carry the team as he tallied a 30-point performance along with four three-pointers, three assists and two steals. Terrence Shannon Jr. stepped up from the bench to provide 15 points and tried to cover the bad shooting night of Kevin McCullar. Kyler Edwards only had eight points in the game and struggled as well.
Players to Watch: M. McClung G (GP 16 MIN 29.9 PTS 17.2 REB 2.6 AST 2.4 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.8 FG% 44.2 FT% 81.4 3P% 35.4), T. Shannon Jr. G (GP 15 MIN 26.7 PTS 12.9 REB 5.2 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 1.4 FG% 46.8 FT% 79.7 3P% 31.7), K. Edwards G (GP 16 MIN 29.7 PTS 10 REB 5.3 AST 2.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 1.1 FG% 36.7 FT% 77.1 3P% 36.7).
The LSU Tigers are a fast-rising team and have a record of 11-4. A win here would propel them to join the NCAA Top 25. They managed to avoid a losing streak after taking a win over the Texas A&M Aggies during their last game by a dozen points, 78-66. Cameron Thomas racked up 28 points while also having four rebounds and four assists. Javonte Smart followed up his performance with 19 points along with nine assists, two steals and a block. Trendon Watford chipped in with 13 points and eight boards while Darius Days had 11 points, six rebounds and three triples.
Players to Watch: C. Thomas G (GP 15 MIN 31.1 PTS 22.1 REB 2.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.9 BLK 0.1 TO 2.1 FG% 40.3 FT% 89.2 3P% 28), T. Watford F (GP 14 MIN 34.1 PTS 18.3 REB 7.4 AST 3.6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.4 TO 2.9 FG% 50.6 FT% 75 3P% 37.5), J. Smart G (GP 14 MIN 34.4 PTS 14.6 REB 3.6 AST 4.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 2.6 FG% 47.1 FT% 73.1 3P% 43.5).
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs LSU Tigers Betting Predictions
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech’s last 7 games.
Texas Tech is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LSU’s last 5 games.
LSU is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games.
LSU is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LSU’s last 8 games this season.
LSU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs LSU Tigers Betting Picks
Even with the home-court advantage, the LSU Tigers are seen by Online Sportsbook as the riskier bet as compared to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Matt McClung is expected to have a good night and it will be hard for the Tigers to contain.
Moneyline: The Red Raiders as the favored team to win is at -170 on the ML while the Tigers are +150.
Spread: 1.5 points is what separates both teams across the spread with the Red Raiders taking the 1.5 while the Tigers are +1.5.
Total: The given total for this matchup is 151 points with the Tigers the team under and the Red Raiders should go over.
Score Prediction: 78-75, Red Raiders win.