The Horned Frogs and Red Raiders are set to face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN2. The Red Raiders will host the game at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX. The odds for this Big 12 conference game currently have Texas Tech as the -5.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147.5 points.


The Pick: Texas Tech Red Raiders -5.5

This game will be played at United Supermarkets Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 20th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Red Raiders.
  • Not only will Texas Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Does TCU Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

TCU is 18-7 overall and 7-5 in the Big 12. They have won two straight games, and they are 11-4 at home and 7-3 on the road. As the underdog, they are 3-3.

In their last game, the Horned Frogs beat Kansas State 75-72. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 7-3.

As the underdog, TCU has an ATS record of 4-2 this season and an overall ATS mark of 15-10. On the road, the Horned Frogs are 7-3 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 2-1 in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, TCU has an ATS record of 6-4.

On the season, the over/under record for TCU games is 13-12, and today’s line of 147.5 is right around the average OU line in their games (149). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points.

The TCU offense is coming off a game where they scored 75 points against Kansas State. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.9% and connected on 6 threes. For the season, the TCU offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 48%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 6.5 made three’s per contest.

So far, the Horned Frogs’ defense is ranked 143rd in the country at 70.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.4 threes per game vs. Texas Tech. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.7%.

Will the Red Raiders Live Up to Expectations at Home?

After losing their last game to Iowa State, Texas Tech will look to get back on track against TCU. The Red Raiders have been dominant at home this season, going 13-1 with an average scoring margin of +15.6 points per game. Over their last 10 home games, Texas Tech is 9-1.

Overall, Texas Tech is 18-7 this season, including an 11-2 non-conference record. As the favorite, the Red Raiders are an impressive 15-1.

As the favorite this season, Texas Tech has gone 8-8 vs. the spread. At home, the Red Raiders have an ATS record of 7-7. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Texas Tech is 6-4 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Texas Tech games is 16-9. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 138.8 and their matchups have averaged 144.6 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 136 points. Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year.

The Texas Tech offense is coming off a game where they scored 74 points against Iowa State. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.3% and connected on 8 threes. Offensively, the Red Raiders have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 133rd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 57th in percentage and 62nd in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Red Raiders’ defense is positioned 83rd in the country, permitting 68.2 points per game. Against Iowa State, the Red Raiders’ defense gave up 82 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Iowa State only made 10 free-throws.