Texas Tech vs Arkansas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 20, 2021

The Arkansas Razorbacks (22-6) face the Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-10) after Justin Smith scored 29 points in the Razorbacks’ 85-68 victory over Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The game airs on TNT at 6:10 PM ET on Sunday, March 21, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at points and Arkansas is currently on the spread.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 20, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Texas Tech Betting Information

  • Texas Tech has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 10-17 against the spread.
  • The Red Raiders have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 9-13 this season.
  • Only 12 of 27 Texas Tech games this season (44.4%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Red Raiders knocked off Utah State 65-53 and covered the spread as 4-point favorites, while falling short of the 130 point total in their last contest on Friday. Mac McClung scored a team-high 16 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

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Texas Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mac McClung 28 15.8 2.7 2.1 0.9 0.3 1.6
Terrence Shannon Jr. 27 12.6 4.0 1.4 1.1 0.1 1.0
Kevin McCullar 19 10.1 6.1 2.1 1.8 0.8 0.6
Kyler Edwards 28 10.1 4.7 2.7 1.1 0.5 1.9
Marcus Santos-Silva 28 8.4 6.4 1.4 0.7 1.1 0.0

Arkansas Betting Information

  • Arkansas has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 19-9.
  • For the 23rd time this season, the Razorbacks are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 16-6 against the spread.
  • 46.4% of Arkansas’ 28 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • The Razorbacks beat Colgate 85-68 in their last outing on Friday. Smith scored a team-high 29 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 8.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 161.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arkansas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Moses Moody 29 17.2 5.8 1.7 1.1 0.6 1.9
Justin Smith 25 13.6 7.1 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.2
JD Notae 29 13.3 3.2 2.1 1.5 0.3 1.8
Jalen Tate 29 10.5 3.9 3.9 1.1 0.4 0.8
Desi Sills 29 8.1 2.6 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.9

Total Facts

  • Texas Tech’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup over/under (141 points) in 35.7% of opportunities (10 out of 28 matchups).
  • In 72.4% of Arkansas’ games this season (21 of 29), the total points scored was higher than Sunday’s 141-point over/under.
  • The Red Raiders average 72.8 points per game against the Razorbacks’ 82.5, amounting to 14.3 points over the contest’s total of 141.
  • The 133.6 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 7.4 fewer than the 141 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Red Raiders games is 5.2 points fewer than the over/under of 141 points in this matchup.
  • Razorbacks games have a total points bet of 153.1 points this season, 12.1 points more than the over/under for this game.

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