TCU vs. Texas Tech: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 30, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 30, 2024

At Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on Tuesday (at 7:00 PM ET), the No. 25 TCU Horned Frogs (15-5, 4-3 Big 12) meet the No. 15 Texas Tech Red Raiders (16-3, 5-1 Big 12). Players to watch include the Horned Frogs’ Micah Peavy and the Red Raiders’ Warren Washington. The Horned Frogs face the Red Raiders in a game that TCU is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. The matchup has a point total of 149.

TCU vs. Texas Tech Betting Lines

TCU vs Texas Tech Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
TCU -4.5 149 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Texas Tech (+4.5)
Total Pick Over (149)

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TCU vs. Texas Tech Stat Rankings

TCU Avg. (Rank) Texas Tech Avg. (Rank)
83.6 (20th) Points Scored 77.2 (100th)
70.5 (141st) Points Allowed 67.2 (75th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.9 (28th) Off. Rebounds 8.7 (167th)
6.2 (303rd) 3pt Made 8.7 (65th)
18.0 (13th) Assists 14.6 (106th)
12.6 (280th) Turnovers 9.9 (49th)

TCU vs. Texas Tech Betting Trends

  • The Horned Frogs have covered the spread 12 times in 20 games.
  • TCU has an ATS record of 9-5 as 4.5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been 11 Horned Frogs games (out of 20) that went over the total this year.
  • A total of 10 times so far this season, TCU and its opponent have combined for more than 149 points.
  • The total for this game is 149, 5.1 points fewer than the average total in Horned Frogs games thus far this season.
  • Texas Tech is 10-9-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Red Raiders have won once ATS (1-1) as a 4.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • TCU has seen 11 of its 20 games go over the point total.
  • Red Raiders games have finished with over 149 points scored seven times this year.
  • Games involving Texas Tech this year have averaged 144.3 points per game, a 4.7-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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TCU Impact Players

  • Emanuel Miller paces the Horned Frogs with 16.8 points per game and 6.0 rebounds, while also averaging 3.0 assists.
  • Peavy averages 11.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest, shooting 50.3% from the field.
  • Jameer Nelson Jr. posts 11.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 2.4 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Avery Anderson III is tops on his squad in assists per game (3.8), and also puts up 9.2 points and 2.1 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 1.5 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • JaKobe Coles posts 9.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.

Texas Tech Impact Players

  • Washington is putting up a team-best 7.8 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 10.3 points and 1.9 assists, making 63.4% of his shots from the floor.
  • Pop Isaacs is averaging team highs in points (17.1 per game) and assists (3.2). And he is contributing 3.0 rebounds, making 38.0% of his shots from the floor and 32.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.4 triples per game.
  • Joe Toussaint is posting a team-high 3.8 assists per game. And he is contributing 13.3 points and 3.0 rebounds, making 42.9% of his shots from the field and 31.4% from 3-point range, with 1.2 triples per contest.
  • Darrion Williams gives the Red Raiders 9.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest. He also puts up 1.0 steal and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Chance McMillian is putting up 9.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game, making 48.2% of his shots from the floor and 43.8% from beyond the arc, with 2.1 triples per game.

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