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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers 01/25/2021 Odds, Basketball Betting & Previews

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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers 01-25-2021 Odds Basketball Betting & Previews

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers 01/25/2021 – This is probably one of the best games to watch for this day as two teams in the Top 25 are set to clash. The Texas Tech Raiders are going on the road and test the West Virginia Mountaineers this coming Monday, January 25. The game starts at exactly 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be held inside the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, West Virginia. ESPN holds the live television broadcast rights while the same feed can be seen through SofaScore for those who prefer to watch via online live stream. The Texas Tech Raiders are coming in as the underdogs according to NCAA Point Spread Picks against the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers 01/25/2021

When: Monday, January 25, 9:00 PM ET
Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers 01/25/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Texas Tech Red Raiders +2 (-107) 134.5 o (-107) +120
West Virginia Mountaineers -2 (-107) 134.5 u (-107) -140
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Texas Tech Red Raiders

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have their three-game winning streak snapped by one of the best teams in the NCAA, Baylor Bears. This team was able to put up a good fight as they lost by eight points, 60-68, in their opponent’s home court. Matt McClung has been getting some attention from NBA scouts as he scored 24 points to lead the team. He also had four three-pointers and three blocks. Kevin McCullar managed to control the paint with 10 points, ten rebounds, and four blocks and he along with McClung are the only players to score in double-figures against the Bears.

Players to Watch: M. McClung G (GP 15 MIN 29.7 PTS 16.3 REB 2.7 AST 2.4 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.8 FG% 43.3 FT% 81.5 3P% 33.3), T. Shannon Jr. G (GP 14 MIN 26.4 PTS 12.8 REB 5 AST 1.3 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 1.4 FG% 46.8 FT% 79 3P% 31.6), K. McCullar G (GP 6 MIN 26.7 PTS 11.2 REB 7.2 AST 1.5 STL 1.3 BLK 1.3 TO 1 FG% 44.2 FT% 82.6 3P% 16.7).

West Virginia Mountaineers

The West Virginia Mountaineers have been on a bad slump. Their record is now at 10-4 but they have split their last six games. This made them dip to 14th in the Top 25 and trails the Texas Tech Raiders by just two places. They managed to bounce back from a tough two-point loss against the Texas Longhorns with a 22-point bludgeoning of the Kanas State Wildcats, 69-47. Miles McBride had 18 points, five assists, four three-pointers, and four steals in the win. Jalen Bridges filled in for the off-night of Derek Culver with 12 points while Taz Sherman chipped in with 10 points.

Players to Watch: M. McBride G (GP 14 MIN 33.4 PTS 15.3 REB 3.4 AST 4.1 STL 1.9 BLK 0.3 TO 1.7 FG% 45 FT% 83 3P% 45.1), D. Culver F (GP 14 MIN 27.9 PTS 13.4 REB 10.3 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 2.1 FG% 47.1 FT% 55.7 3P% 0), T. Sherman G (GP 14 MIN 22.1 PTS 12.2 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 41 FT% 90.2 3P% 38.7).

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Predictions

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Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech’s last 6 games.
Texas Tech is 9-3 SU in their last 12 games.
Texas Tech is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against West Virginia.
Red Raiders are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games against West Virginia.

West Virginia Mountaineers

The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia’s last 6 games.
West Virginia is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia’s last 6 games against Texas Tech.
West Virginia is 17-3 SU in their last 20 games at home.
West Virginia is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Texas Tech.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Picks

This is going to be a tough call as the West Virginia Mountaineers have not been consistent. But having the homecourt advantage gives them a slight edge over the Texas Tech Red Raiders as seen in Online Sportsbook.Β 

Moneyline: The ML given to the Red Raiders for this matchup is +120 while the Mountaineers are -140.

Spread: It is just two points on the ATS in this game with the Mountaineers getting the -2 while the Red Raiders are -2.

Total: Both teams are expected to dance around the 134.5 total with the Red Raiders going over and the Mountaineers are under.

Score Prediction: 68-65, Mountaineers win.