Texas Tech vs Texas: Big 12 Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 6 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-9) face off against the No. 3 seed Texas Longhorns (17-7) as  favorites in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Sprint Center, beginning at 9:30 PM ET on ESPN2. Both teams will look to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 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

  • With a mark of 9-16, the Red Raiders have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Red Raiders have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 8-13 this season.
  • The Red Raiders and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 25 games this season (48%).
  • The Red Raiders lost 88-73 to Baylor in their last outing on Sunday. Kyler Edwards racked up a team-high 18 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 8.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 137 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 26 16.1 2.7 2.3 0.9 0.3 1.7
Terrence Shannon Jr. 25 12.5 4.1 1.4 1.1 0.1 0.9
Kyler Edwards 26 10.2 4.7 2.7 1.0 0.5 1.9
Kevin McCullar 17 10.1 6.1 2.1 1.6 0.8 0.6
Marcus Santos-Silva 26 8.5 6.3 1.2 0.7 1.2 0.0

Texas Betting Information

  • With a 10-14 record ATS, Texas has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • For the 17th time this season, the Longhorns are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 6-10 against the spread.
  • Nine of the Longhorns 24 games (37.5%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Longhorns beat TCU 76-64 and covered the spread as 7.5-point favorites, while going over the 136 point total on Sunday in their most recent game. Andrew Jones scored a team-high 16 points to power them to the victory.

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

Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Andrew Jones 23 14.9 4.8 2.1 1.0 0.1 2.0
Courtney Ramey 23 13.6 3.4 4.0 1.0 0.1 2.0
Matt Coleman III 24 12.4 3.6 4.2 1.3 0.1 1.5
Greg Brown III 23 10.3 6.6 0.4 0.6 1.1 1.3
Jericho Sims 23 8.7 6.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.0

Total Facts

  • Texas Tech’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup point total (135.5 points) in 46.2% of opportunities (12 out of 26 matchups).
  • In 75% of Texas’ games this season (18 of 24), the total points scored was greater than Thursday’s 135.5-point over/under.
  • The Red Raiders average 73.3 points per game against the Longhorns’ 74.9, amounting to 12.7 points over the matchup’s total of 135.5.
  • This game’s total is 4.0 more points than the 131.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Red Raiders have seen a 136.6 average over/under in their games this season, 1.1 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Longhorns games have a total points bet of 143.1 points this season, 7.6 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2021 Texas Tech Texas Tech -4 136 -178 +147 Regular Season 68-59 TXTECH
1/13/2021 Texas Tech Texas -0.5 130.5 -105 -115 Regular Season 79-77 TXTECH
2/29/2020 Texas Tech Texas Tech -11 126 -780 +500 Regular Season 68-58 TEXAS
2/8/2020 Texas Tech Texas -2.5 130 N/A N/A Regular Season 62-57 TXTECH
3/4/2019 N/A Texas Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-51 TXTECH
1/12/2019 N/A Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-62 TXTECH

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