On the whole, Oklahoma State may be the most underrated team in college basketball. Texas Tech has a comparable record to the Cowboys. And the Red Raiders are nationally ranked. Yet the Cowboys are not in the top 25. At least not yet. Okie State is a bona fide March Madness betting contender. OSU boasts one of the top players in the nation with Cade Cunningham. Most important of all, the Cowboys are peaking. The same can’t be said for the Slumping Red Raiders. Oklahoma State has the opportunity to make a national statement Monday night.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Information
Texas Tech at Oklahoma State CashBet Wagering Analysis
On this occasion, online sportsbook activity will split between these teams. Gamblers recall the 2019 Final Four appearance of Texas Tech. Nationally ranked teams with name recognition appeal to the masses. Texas Tech coach Chris Beard is becoming a national brand. By contrast, home court contenders are always a draw for bettors. Sharps are impressed with Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham. Okie State’s recent strong play is another draw for series gamblers. Of course, the question remains how the Cowboys will play against the nation’s top teams. An earlier loss to Kansas this month doesn’t sell with casual gamblers.
Raiders in the Red on the Board Recently
Late on, Texas Tech has dropped six of their last seven to the spread. Three of the Red Raiders’ last five games went under the total. Texas Tech is 14-7 straight up, 7-14 against the spread, and 10-11 under the total. TTU ranks 127th out of 350 teams for scoring and 22nd for points allowed. Specifically, it is that defense that makes the Red Raiders a 2021 March Madness betting contender.
Junior guard Mac McClung leads the Texas Tech efforts. To illustrate, McClung averages 16.9 points per game. McClung has scored double digits in four of his last five games.
Cowboys Roping in the Bucks
Last time out for Oklahoma State was a 76-58 bet on NCAA basketball payout over Iowa State. OSU has paid in four of their previous seven games. Three of their last four tilts went under the total. As a result, Oklahoma State is 14-6 straight up, 10-9-1 against the spread, and 12-7 over the total. OSU ranks 81st out of 350 teams for scoring and 197th for points allowed.
Namely, freshman guard Cade Cunningham leads with 18.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. Cunningham has scored 19 or more points in four of his last five games. Meanwhile, guard Isaac Likekele brings 10.2 points and 7.0 rebounds per contest.
Texas Tech Red Raiders at Oklahoma State Cowboys Against the Spread
Following a loss, Texas Tech is 6-10 against the spread. TTU is 8-9 on the board in away games. And in Big 12 action, the Red Raiders are 11-19 vs. the line.
Overall, Oklahoma State is 11-16 on the board at home. Against the Big 12, the Cowboys are 14-18 vs. the line. Following a win, the Pokes are 12-16-1 vs. the spread.
Oklahoma State has dominated this head-to-head series with Texas Tech. To show, OSU has paid in 15 of their last 20 games with the Red Raiders. And at Gallagher Iba Arena, the Cowboys have paid in eight of their last ten games with the Red Raiders. This series is 5-2-1 over the total in the previous eight meetings at Oklahoma State.
Texas Tech Red Raiders at Oklahoma State Cowboys CashBet Free Pick
In this situation, the Cowboys are in an excellent spot. OSU is pushing hard for a 2021 March Madness Betting invite. As mentioned earlier, the Cowboys boss the payout window against the Red Raiders.
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