Planning on watching today’s Cowboys and Red Raiders game? Catch the action at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX, as the Red Raiders hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. This Big 12 conference matchup has an over/under of 138 points, and the Red Raiders are favored to win at home vs. the Cowboys.

OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS VS TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oklahoma State Cowboys +8

This game will be played at United Supermarkets Arena at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.

WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Red Raiders.
  • Even though we have Texas Tech winning straight-up, we like Oklahoma State at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Do the Cowboys Stand a Chance in Lubbock?

So far this season, Oklahoma State is 8-6 overall and 0-1 in Big 12 games. They have gone 8-5 in non-conference games, and their record on the road is 0-2. Over their last ten road games, the Cowboys are 4-6.

As the underdog, Oklahoma State is 0-2 this season. They have been the underdog in two of their 14 games, while they have been favored in 11 games, going 7-4 in those contests.

As the underdog, Oklahoma State has struggled vs. the spread this season, going 0-2. Their overall ATS record is just 4-9. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cowboys have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oklahoma State games is 7-6. The average scoring total in their games is 142.6 points, and today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average OU line in their games (141.2). Over their last three games, their OU record is 1-2.

The Cowboys’ offense wrapped up their last game with 70 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75 points per contest. In terms of offense, the Cowboys have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, putting them 132nd in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 115th in percentage and 36th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Cowboys’ defense is ranked 77th in the country at 66.6 points per contest. Oklahoma State’s three-point defense is currently 63rd in the country at 5.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.3% of their shots vs. Oklahoma State.

Can the Red Raiders Secure a Win at Home?

With a perfect 10-0 record as the favorite this season, Texas Tech will look to extend their winning streak to eight games when they host Oklahoma State. They are an impressive 8-0 at home this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +20.0.

Last time out, the Red Raiders defeated Texas by a score of 78-67. Over their last 10 games at home, Texas Tech has gone 8-2.

Against the spread, Texas Tech has a .500 record this season at 7-7. At home, their ATS mark is also .500 at 4-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Red Raiders are 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Texas Tech games is 8-6 and today’s line of 138 is lower than the average OU line in their games (138.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points and their OU record in their last 10 games is 7-3.

In their previous game, the Red Raiders’ offense finished with 78 points, which is right in line with their current average of 78 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Pop Isaacs who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16.4. Joe Toussaint also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.2.

Texas Tech’s defense has been playing well, ranking 41st nationally, with 64.6 points allowed per game. Against Texas in their most recent game, the Texas Tech defense gave up a total of 67 points while allowing Texas to hit 41% of their shots.