The No. 7 Texas Tech Red Raiders (14-5) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the No. 14 West Virginia Mountaineers (13-5) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at United Supermarkets Arena as 5-point favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under is 139.5 in the matchup.
|Favorite||Spread||Favorite Spread Odds||Underdog Spread Odds||Total||Over Total Odds||Under Total Odds||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline|
|West Virginia (+5)||Over (139.5)||Texas Tech 72 West Virginia 70|
- In 36.8% of their games this season (seven of 19 chances), the Red Raiders and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 139.5 points.
- West Virginia and its opponents have added up to score more than 139.5 points in 72.2% of their matchups this season (13 of 18 chances).
- The Red Raiders and the Mountaineers combine to average 11.5 more points per game than the total of 139.5 set for this game.
- Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.9 fewer points per game (132.6) than this matchup’s total of 139.5 points.
- The Red Raiders average point total in outings this season is 136.1, 3.4 points below the total in this game.
- The average point total for the Mountaineers this year is 7.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.
Scoring Betting Tips
- The 74.4 points the Red Raiders put up per game are just 3.5 more points than the Mountaineers allow (70.9).
- Texas Tech has a 6-0 record against the spread and an 11-2 record overall when putting up more than 70.9 points.
- West Virginia is 3-4 overall and 4-3 against the spread in games when it allows more than 74.4 points.
- The Mountaineers score 14.9 more points per game (76.6) than the Red Raiders give up (61.7).
- West Virginia has compiled a 13-5 overall record and a 9-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 61.7 points.
- Texas Tech is 1-2 against the spread and 1-2 overall when it allows more than 76.6 points.
- The Red Raiders have scored a total of 242 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 12.7 per game), and the Mountaineers have out-scored opponents by 102 points on the season (5.7 more per game).
Texas Tech Betting Information
- The Red Raiders have struggled a bit against the spread this year, putting up a 6-12 record.
- When favored by at least 5 points, the Red Raiders have struggled to a 4-7 record ATS this season.
- The Red Raiders have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 50% of their games this season (9 of 18 contests).
West Virginia Betting Information
- West Virginia has covered the spread in half of its games, going 9-9 ATS.
- When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Mountaineers have a record ATS of 5-5.
- In the majority of West Virginia’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (12 out of 18 games, 66.7%).
Head to Head
|Date||Favorite||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|1/25/2021||Texas Tech||-1.5||136.5||-127||+105||Regular Season||88-87 WVU|
|1/29/2020||Texas Tech||-3||131.5||-164||+133||Regular Season||89-81 TTU|
|1/11/2020||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||66-54 WVU|
|2/4/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||81-50 TTU|
|1/2/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||62-59 TTU|
Texas Tech Leaders
- Mac McClung leads the Red Raiders in scoring, tallying 17.2 points per game to go with 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
- Kevin McCullar is Texas Tech’s leading rebounder, grabbing 7.1 per game, while Kyler Edwards is its best passer, distributing 2.4 assists in each contest.
- Edwards contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Red Raiders. He makes 1.8 threes per game.
- Nimari Burnett and Marcus Santos-Silva lead the Red Raiders on the defensive end, with Burnett leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Santos-Silva in blocks averaging 1.1 per contest.
West Virginia Leaders
- Miles McBride scores 15.8 points and tacks on 4.6 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Mountaineers’ leaderboards in those statistics.
- Derek Culver’s stat line of 10.3 rebounds, 14.3 points and 1.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the West Virginia rebounding leaderboard.
- Sean McNeil is reliable from deep and leads the Mountaineers with 1.9 made threes per game.
- The Mountaineers’ leader in steals is McBride with 1.9 per game, and Culver is their leader in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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