Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red NCAAB Betting Prediction

Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Prediction 2/12/2024

The Kansas Jayhawks (19-5) travel to face off against the Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-6) on Monday, February 12th. This game will be played at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

The Kansas Jayhawks Are Coming Off A Win

Coming into tonight’s game, Kansas is the underdog, as they have been in just one of their 24 games this season. The Jayhawks have gone 19-3 as the favorite, while they are 5-4 on the road compared to 14-0 at home.

Over their last 10 road games, Kansas has gone 5-5, but they have lost their last two. On the season, their average scoring margin on the road is +5.6 points per game, compared to +14.9 at home.

As the underdog this season, Kansas has an ATS record of 1-0. Overall, their ATS mark is just 10-13. On the road, the Jayhawks are 3-6 vs. the spread and have gone 1-2 ATS in their last three road games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Kansas games is 11-12. Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (145.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders Are Coming Off A Win

Coming into tonight’s game, Texas Tech is 12-1 at home this season, and they have gone 9-1 in their last ten games at home. On the year, they are 14-1 when favored, and their average scoring margin at home is +14.5 points per game.

So far, the Red Raiders are 17-6 overall, and they are 6-4 in Big 12 play. In their last game, they beat UCF by a score of 66-59.

As the favorite this season, Texas Tech has gone 7-8 against the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Red Raiders have a 5-5 ATS record.

On the season, the over/under record in Texas Tech games is 15-8. So far, the average point total in their games is 144.7, which is 6.2 points lower than their average over/under line of 138.8. This year, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 147.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 141 points.

Kansas Offense Breakdown

The Kansas offense is coming off a game where they scored 64 points against Baylor. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.9% and connected on 5 threes. Hunter Dickinson was the leading scorer for the Jayhawks, putting up 15 points. In addition, Dajuan Harris Jr. contributed 14 points.

Hunter Dickinson (C) 18.7 11.0 2.1
Kevin McCullar Jr. (G) 19.5 6.4 4.6
KJ Adams Jr. (F) 12.7 4.5 3.4

Texas Tech Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Texas Tech offense concluded with only 66 points against UCF. Throughout the game, they made 7/21 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 38.3%. The team’s top scorer is Pop Isaacs, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17, while Joe Toussaint also maintains a PPG average of 12.6 leading up to the game.

Pop Isaacs (G) 17.0 3.1 3.6
Joe Toussaint (G) 12.6 2.9 4.0
Chance McMillian (G) 10.3 3.6 0.8

Kansas Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Kansas defense is giving up an average of 67.5 points per contest. Kansas’ three-point defense is currently 192nd in the country at 7.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.0% of their shots vs. Kansas.

Texas Tech Team Defense

At this time, the Red Raiders’ defense is positioned 91st in the country, permitting 68.4 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.9 threes per game vs. Kansas. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.8%.

Jayhawks vs Red Raiders Trends

  • Through their last five road games, Kansas has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 76 points per game.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Texas Tech has an ATS mark of 4-5-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 75 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Kansas has an ATS mark of 2-1 while going 1-2 straight up.
  • Although the Red Raiders have a strong straight up record in their last three games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the spread going 1-2.

Jayhawks vs Red Raiders Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Red Raiders to win, and have the projected score sitting at 76-68. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Red Raiders at -2.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 147.5, and our model projects the Jayhawks and Red Raiders to reach a combined total of 144 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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