Texas Tech vs TCU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 2, 2021

The No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders (15-8) are at home in Big 12 play against the TCU Horned Frogs (12-10) on Tuesday, March 2 at 7:00 PM ET. The Red Raiders are double-digit favorites by  in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The over/under in the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Texas Tech Betting Information

  • The Red Raiders are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-15
  • When favored by at least 12.5 points, the Red Raiders are 3-5 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 50% of their games this season (11/22), the Texas Tech and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Red Raiders got a team-high 16 points from Mac McClung on the way to a 68-59 victory over Texas on Saturday. They were favored by 3 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 127 points to fall short of the 136 point total.

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

Texas Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mac McClung 23 16.8 2.9 2.2 0.9 0.3 1.8
Terrence Shannon Jr. 22 12.8 4.6 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.9
Kevin McCullar 14 10.6 6.5 2.1 1.8 0.9 0.6
Kyler Edwards 23 9.3 5.0 2.7 0.9 0.5 1.7
Marcus Santos-Silva 23 8.4 6.4 1.1 0.7 1.1 0.0

TCU Betting Information

  • The Horned Frogs have generally come up short ATS this season, with a 9-12 record.
  • The Horned Frogs only hold a 0-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 12.5-point underdog.
  • 47.6% of TCU’s 21 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Horned Frogs took down Iowa State 76-72 in their last contest on Saturday. RJ Nembhard racked up a team-high 19 points to lead the team to the victory. They covered the spread as 1.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 141 point total.

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

TCU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
RJ Nembhard 20 16.9 4.5 4.1 1.2 0.2 1.7
Mike Miles 21 14.3 3.6 3.3 0.9 0.2 1.7
Kevin Samuel 22 9.2 8.4 0.8 1.1 1.8 0.0
Charles O’Bannon Jr. 21 6.8 3.9 0.4 0.8 0.5 1.0
PJ Fuller 21 5.7 1.9 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.8

Total Facts

  • Texas Tech’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup total (132 points) in 56.5% of opportunities (13 out of 23 matchups).
  • In 54.5% of TCU’s games this season (12 of 22), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday’s 132-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 141.7 points per game, 9.7 points more than the point total of 132 for this contest.
  • The 134.1 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 2.1 more than the 132 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Red Raiders games is 136.4 points, 4.4 more than the over/under of 132 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 7.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Horned Frogs games this season (139.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/10/2020 Texas Tech Texas Tech -10 127.5 -606 +425 Regular Season 88-42 TXTECH
1/21/2020 Texas Tech TCU -2.5 125 -149 +120 Regular Season 65-54 TCU
3/2/2019 N/A TCU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-66 TXTECH
1/28/2019 N/A Texas Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-65 TXTECH

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