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Coach K and Duke Press On Against Texas Tech at 2022 Sweet 16 Betting Match

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Duke Blue Devils CashBet Wagering Analysis

The end is near for Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski.  Specifically, the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will be the last one for the man known as Coach K.  Now, in his 42nd season, Krzyzewski is heading off into the sunset of retirement.  Of course, there is nothing Coach K would love more than to go out a March Madness betting champion.  And with a run to the Sweet Sixteen, a national title or at least a Final Four berth is a realistic possibility.  Last week Duke impressed everyone with strong performances.  

2022 Sweet 16 Texas Tech vs. Duke Betting Information

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022
Time: 9:39 pm ET
Location: Chase Center, San Francisco, California
TV Coverage: CBS

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Duke Blue Devils Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Texas Tech -1 ( -110 ) 137½ ( -110 ) -117
Duke +1 ( -110 ) 137½ ( -110 ) -103
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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Duke Blue Devils CashBet Wagering Analysis

On the whole, there is considerable sportsbook odds interest in Duke and the Mike Krzyzewski coaching angle.  In an era of few name brands in college basketball, Coach K may be the biggest marquee man.  This edition is not the most talented Duke Team that Coach K has ever put on the hardwood.  But Duke has enough to beat anyone they face.

Red Raiders Roll On to Wins for Mark Adams

To show, the Texas Tech Red Raiders have a season record of 27-9 straight up, 22-14 against the spread, and 17-19 over/under the total.  The Red Raiders have 2022 March Madness betting national metrics of 144th for scoring offense, 94th for offensive rebounds, 14th for points allowed, and 8th for defensive rebounds.

At the beginning, forward Bryson Williams leads with 13.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.  Guard Terrence Shannon Jr adds 10.8 points per contest.  Also, Guard Davin Warren, Kevin Obanor, Kevin McCullar, and Adonis Arms are averaging above 8.5 points per game.

Last time out for Texas Tech was a 59-53 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as 8-point favorites.  The game stayed under the total of 133.5.  Previously in the first round, the Red Raiders beat the Montana State Bobcats 97-62 as 14.5-point favorites.  The game cleared the total of 131.5.  TTU has failed to cover the spread in six of their most recent eight games.  Four of the Red Raiders’ last six tilts cleared the total.

Texas Tech head coach Mark Adams was an assistant under Chris Beard from 2016 through 2021.  Adams made his bones as a junior college coach at Howard College, where he won a national championship.  He was inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame in 2020.  Most important of all, Adams showed that there could be a successful Texas Tech program without Beard.

One More Moment for the Master

The Duke Blue Devils have a bet on NCAA basketball record of 26-5 straight up, 17-12-2 against the spread, and 16-14 over/under the total.  Overall, the Blue Devils have national metrics of 9th for scoring offense, 22nd for offensive rebounds, 85th for points allowed, and 133rd for defensive rebounds.

At first, forward Paolo Banchero leads Duke with 17 points and 7.9 rebounds per contest.  Forward Wendell Moore Jr is adding 13.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.  Guard Trevor Keels, center Mark Williams, and forward AJ Griffin are above 10.4 points per game.  

The last time out for Duke was an 85-76 win over the Michigan State Spartans as 6-point favorites.  The game cleared a total of 146.5.  Previously the Blue Devils defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans 78-71 as 18.5-point favorites.  Also, the game went under the total of 146.  Duke has one payout in its most recent six games.  The Blue Devils are 7-1 over the total in their last eight outings.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Duke Blue Devils CashBet Free Pick  

 In this situation, Duke is getting a surprisingly good price.  Most important of all, the Blue Devils own the 2022 March Madness Betting motivational advantage.

Texas Tech vs. Duke CashBet Best Bet: 

Duke Blue Devils

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