Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 1/13/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, TX
TV: Big 12 Network
The Texas Tech Red Raiders (12-3) are welcoming the Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-6) at United Supermarkets Arena on Thursday.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys faced off with West Virginia and went home with a loss by a final score of 70-60 in their last game. Oklahoma State walked away from the game with a 39.7% FG percentage (23 of 58) and made 5 of their 19 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Cowboys buried 9 of 15 tries for a percentage of 60.0%. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 35 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 10 assists in this game in addition to forcing 12 turnovers and getting 9 steals. In reference to defending, Oklahoma State allowed the other team to go 37.3% from the field on 22 out of 59 shooting. West Virginia recorded 12 assists and had 12 steals for this contest. On top of that, West Virginia collected 34 boards (9 offensive, 25 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. West Virginia went 95.5% when shooting free throws by knocking down 21 of their 22 shots. They knocked down 5 of their 19 shots from beyond the arc. In relation to fouls, the Cowboys ended up finishing with 23 while West Virginia totaled 17 fouls.
Isaac Likekele is one guy who was a major factor for the game. He walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the field and recorded 3 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 34 mins played and also collected 6 rebounds. He notched 11 points on 5 out of 10 shooting.
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Oklahoma State heads into this one with a record of 8-6 for the season. They turn the ball over 15.6 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 18.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Oklahoma State is pulling down 38.1 rebounds per contest and has 186 assists this season, which ranks 209th in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Cowboys are connecting on 29.2% on three-point shots (75 of 257) and 66.0% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 72.2 points per contest (182nd in the country) while hitting 44.1% from the field.
On defense, the Cowboys have forced 18.2 turnovers every game and they draw 18.4 personal fouls. They are surrendering 32.7% from beyond the arc and they are 121st in college basketball in PPG allowed (66.1). The Cowboys defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 39.4% (317 of 805) and they relinquish 36.6 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 80th in college hoops in allowing assists with 156 surrendered for the year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Texas Tech Red Raiders got the victory with a final of 65-62 when they played Baylor. The Red Raiders were able to snag 23 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 for the matchup. They also gave up possession 10 times, while getting 6 steals in this contest. Baylor committed 12 personal fouls for this game which got the Red Raiders to the charity stripe for 7 tries. They were able to make 5 of the free throws for a percentage of 71.4%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, Texas Tech converted 4 of 14 attempts (28.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Red Raiders finished 28 out of 55 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.9%. The Red Raiders permitted Baylor to knock down 23 out of their 56 tries from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 41.1% for this contest. They finished 33.3% from beyond the arc by shooting 8 of 24 and ended up shooting 8 out of 13 at the charity stripe (61.5%). When talking about rebounding, Texas Tech permitted Baylor to snag 31 in total (9 offensive).
Adonis Arms pitched in for the Red Raiders for the contest. He buried 7 out of 13 for this game for a rate of 53.8%, and had 9 rebounds. He racked up 14 points in his 33 minutes of playing time and had 5 dimes for the game.
Texas Tech has a mark of 12-3 for the campaign. When it comes to offense, the Red Raiders are shooting 47.9% from the floor, which ranks them 36th in college hoops. Texas Tech has accounted for 1,125 points this season (75.0 per game) and they pull in 39.1 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 15.2 times per contest (80th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 13.8 times per game. The Red Raiders are responsible for committing 16.5 personal fouls every game and they hit 66.1% from the charity stripe.
The Texas Tech defense concedes 31.5% on 3-point shots (124 of 394) and their opposition knocks down 65.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They have surrendered 11.1 assists and 28.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 85th and 8th in college hoops. The Red Raiders on the defensive end are ranked 12th in D-1 in points allowed per contest with 58.5. They have forced 16.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 37.8% from the field (15th in college hoops).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Tech and under the total points
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