Kansas Vs Texas Tech Spread & ATS PickNoah Williams
The Kansas Jayhawks look to stay dominant in the Big 12 when they visit the Texas Tech Red Raiders this weekend. The College Basketball betting spread favors Kansas by 4-points to beat Texas Tech. Tip-off is this Saturday, February 11th at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN from the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
Kansas Jayhawks Vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Spread & ATS Pick
What: No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks (21-3) at Texas Tech Red Raiders (16-8)
When: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM ET
Where: Lubbock, Texas
Stadium: United Supermarkets Arena
Spread: Kansas -4 (-105)
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: Kansas vs Texas Tech
Why Bet The Kansas Jayhawks To Beat The Red Raiders
The Kansas Jayhawks have won three of the last four games, including a 74-71 victory over Kansas State. They are 21-3 SU and 12-10-1 ATS this season. They average 83.6 points per game (17th) and give up 71.8 points per game (172nd).
The Jayhawks shoot 49.5% from the field (11th) and 41.7% from three-point land (7th). Senior guard Frank Mason III (20.4 PPG & 5.1 APG) and freshman guard Josh Jackson (16.0 PPG & 6.8 RPG) lead the team in scoring. Mason III shot 7-17 from the field against Kansas State for 21 points. Jackson added 18 points in the win.
"We haven’t lost two in a row since 2013, not that it matters," Mason said, "but we wanted to come in here and play aggressive and play with a lot of pride."
Kansas averages 39.8 rebounds (26th) and 7.12 steals per game. They have a +11.79 point differential this season. Forward Landen Lucas averages 8.4 rebounds per game and Josh Jackson 1.7 steals.
Why Bet The Texas Tech Red Raiders To Beat The Jayhawks
The Texas Red Raiders lost their last outing against TCU 62-61. They have dropped four of their last six games, moving to 16-8 SU and 12-11 ATS this season. They average 75.0 points per game (149th) and allow 65.2 points per game (37th).
The Red Raiders shoot 48.3% from the field (30th) and 38.4% from three-point land(45th). Junior guard Keenan Evans (14.4 PPG & 3.1 APG) scored 20 points in the loss to TCU. He went 7-13 from the field and 3-4 from three-point land. The bench only contributed four points
"My opinion, just being a basketball fan more than anything, a guy that loves the game, a guy that would do anything for the game, I think this game should go to overtime and let the players decide," Texas Tech coach Chris Bear complained about a late call in the meeting against the Horned Frogs. "That being said, I have a lot of respect for the Big 12 officials."
Texas Tech averages 33.1 rebounds per game (305th) and 5.46 steals. They have the 9.79 differential points per game. Forward Zach Smith leads the Red Raiders with 7.8 rebounds and Devon Thomas with 1.2 steals per game.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Kansas is 7-1 SU in the last 8 games on the road
- Kansas is 3-6-1 ATS in the last 10 games on the road
- Texas Tech is 4-5 ATS in the last nine games at home
Kansas Vs Texas Tech Expert ATS Pick
In each of its last three defeats, Texas Tech was locked in a one-possession game inside the final minute.
Kansas has won 15 straight in the series, including an 85-68 home win over Texas Tech on Jan. 7.
I am betting on Kansas to cover.