The Baylor Bears (11-1, 1-0 Big 12) and Texas Tech Red Raiders (10-3, 1-0 Big 12) meet at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday. We analyze the Baylor-Texas Tech odds and betting lines, while providing college basketball betting tips and advice on this matchup.
The Bears are ranked fourth in the USA TODAY Sports men’s basketball coaches poll, while the Red Raiders are No. 21.
Baylor at Texas Tech: Three things you need to know
1. Texas Tech is unbeaten in eight games at home this season, but Tuesday represents the biggest test yet.
2. Baylor has connected in four straight road games, and its 4-1-1 ATS in the previous six on the road against teams with a winning home record.
3. Texas Tech is just 2-6 ATS in the past eight games overall, but is an impressive 14-5 ATS in the previous 19 games against teams with a winning straight-up record.
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Baylor at Texas Tech: Odds, betting lines and picks
Texas Tech 69, Baylor 64
AVOID. Baylor is +135. Every $1 wagered on the Bears ML will profit $1.35 it they win. Texas Tech is -162 where every $1.62 wagered will profit $1 if it prevails. Let’s PASS and focus on the spread (below).
Against the Spread (ATS)
TEXAS TECH (-2.5, -121) will look to hold serve on its home court, and it’s going to be a close call over Baylor (+2.5, +100). The home team has cashed in five in a row in this series, so feel confident taking the Red Raiders.
New to sports betting? Every $1.21 wagered on the Texas Tech spread will profit $1 if it wins by 3 points or more.
OVER 129.5 (-106) is the play in this Big 12 battle. The Over is an impressive 17-4 in the past 21 road games for Baylor against teams with a winning home record, and 18-5 in the past 23 on the road overall. The Over is 23-11 in their past 34 games overall, too.
The Over is 4-1 in Texas Tech’s past five at home, and 3-1-1 in their past five games overall.
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