Eastern Washington Eagles vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 12/13/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Eastern Washington Eagles vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX
TV: Hulu Live TV
The Eastern Washington Eagles (4-6) are hitting the road to United Supermarkets Arena on Tuesday where they will take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (6-2).
The Eastern Washington Eagles stepped onto the hardwood against South Dakota State and ended up losing by a score of 77-76 in their last contest. Eastern Washington finished with a 44.8% FG percentage (30 of 67) and made 11 of 32 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Eagles knocked down 5 of their 7 shots for a rate of 71.4%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 39 with 13 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 15 assists in the matchup as well as forcing 9 turnovers and earning 4 steals. When it comes to the defense, Eastern Washington allowed 47.2% from the floor on 25 of 53 shooting. South Dakota State recorded 12 dimes and had 6 steals for this contest. On top of that, South Dakota State snagged 24 boards (1 offensive, 23 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. South Dakota State went 100.0% at the free throw line by burying 15 of 15 attempts. They knocked down 12 of their 31 attempts from beyond the perimeter. With respect to fouls, the Eagles finished with 15 while South Dakota State accumulated 12 fouls.
Ethan Price is a player who was a factor for the contest. He finished the contest at 66.7% from the field and distributed 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 27 mins and also collected 8 rebounds. He finished with 16 points on 6 of 9 shooting.
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Eastern Washington comes into this one with a mark of 4-6 this season. They are turning it over 13.8 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 17.8 fouls every game. As a team, Eastern Washington is pulling in 35.1 boards per game and has racked up 133 dimes for the season, which ranks 201st in the country in terms of passing. The Eagles are shooting 29.8% on shots beyond the perimeter (72 of 242) and 68.6% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 66.3 points per game (310th in college basketball) on 42.7% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Eagles are forcing 13.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.4 personal fouls. They relinquish 36.3% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 218th in college hoops in PPG from their opponents (70.0). The Eagles defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 44.3% (247 of 557) and they relinquish 32.8 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They currently rank 202nd in college hoops in giving up assists with 128 conceded so far this year.
In their last game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders walked away with a victory by a final of 78-71 against Nicholls State. The Red Raiders collected 28 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in this contest. They gave up possession 17 times, while earning 2 steals in this matchup. Nicholls State earned 33 personal fouls for this contest which got the Red Raiders to the free throw line for 46 attempts. They were able to make 29 of them for a percentage of 63.0%. In regard to 3-point attempts, Texas Tech buried 7 of their 16 tries (43.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Red Raiders shot 21 out of 42 from the field which had them shooting 50.0%. The Red Raiders permitted Nicholls State to convert 26 of their 62 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 41.9% for this game. They finished shooting 30.4% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 7 of 23 and finished the contest at 12 out of 17 at the free throw line (70.6%). When discussing cleaning up the glass, Texas Tech allowed Nicholls State to get 28 overall (7 offensive).
Pop Isaacs ended up having an impact for the Red Raiders in this game. He racked up 24 points in his 31 mins of playing time and had 3 dimes for the matchup. He converted 6 of 9 in this contest for a rate of 66.7%, and totaled 1 rebound.
Texas Tech has a mark of 6-2 on the campaign. When it comes to executing on offense, the Red Raiders are shooting 48.1% from the floor, which ranks them 58th in the nation. Texas Tech has accounted for 580 points so far this year (72.5 per game) and they snag 36.4 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 14.4 times per contest (131st in the country) and they are giving up possession 15.5 times per game. The Red Raiders are committing 14.8 fouls per contest and they hit 71.6% from the charity stripe.
The Texas Tech defense gives up 30.3% on shots from distance (56 of 185) and their opponents are converting on 73.4% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 10.5 dimes and 29.8 total rebounds per game, which is ranked 54th and 15th in the nation. The Red Raiders on the defensive side of the court are 34th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 61.0. They are forcing their opponents into 15.1 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 39.3% from the field (53rd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Eastern Washington
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