Texas Tech vs. Kansas: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 12, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 11, 2024

Tipping off at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, the Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-6, 6-4 Big 12) will take on the No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) at United Supermarkets Arena. Texas Tech’s Pop Isaacs is among the players to watch. Texas Tech is a moderate 3.5-point favorite against Kansas when the Red Raiders take the court against the Jayhawks on Monday. The point total for the game is 143.

Texas Tech vs. Kansas Betting Lines

Texas Tech vs Kansas Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Texas Tech -3.5 143 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Kansas (+3.5)
Total Pick Over (143)

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Texas Tech vs. Kansas Stat Rankings

Texas Tech Avg. (Rank) Kansas Avg. (Rank)
76.3 (113th) Points Scored 78.1 (80th)
68.4 (93rd) Points Allowed 67.5 (69th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.8 (167th) Off. Rebounds 7.2 (293rd)
8.7 (61st) 3pt Made 6.2 (295th)
14.7 (91st) Assists 20.3 (1st)
10.3 (88th) Turnovers 11.5 (190th)

Texas Tech vs. Kansas Betting Trends

  • The Red Raiders’ record against the spread is 10-12-1.
  • Texas Tech has an ATS record of 6-8 as 3.5-point favorites or greater.
  • Out of 23 Red Raiders games so far this year, 15 have gone over the total.
  • Texas Tech’s games have finished with more than 143 points 13 times so far this season.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 143 points, and that’s 1.7 less than the average total in this season’s Red Raiders contests.
  • Kansas is 10-13-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Jayhawks are unbeaten ATS (1-0) as a 3.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • Texas Tech has seen 15 of its 23 games hit the over.
  • There have been 14 Jayhawks games this year with more than 143 points scored.
  • The average total for Kansas’ games is 145.7 points, 2.7 more than this game’s over/under.

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Texas Tech Impact Players

  • Isaacs leads the Red Raiders at 17.0 points per contest, while also posting 3.6 assists and 3.1 rebounds.
  • Warren Washington paces his team in rebounds per contest (7.8), and also posts 10.3 points and 1.8 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.8 steals and 1.6 blocked shots.
  • Darrion Williams posts 9.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, shooting 44.3% from the field and 39.1% from beyond the arc with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Joe Toussaint averages a team-high 4.0 assists per contest. He is also putting up 12.6 points and 2.9 rebounds, shooting 41.9% from the floor and 31.2% from downtown with 1.0 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Chance McMillian is averaging 10.3 points, 0.8 assists and 3.6 rebounds per contest.

Kansas Impact Players

  • Hunter Dickinson is No. 1 on the Jayhawks in rebounding (11.0 per game), and produces 18.7 points and 2.1 assists. He also averages 1.1 steals and 1.3 blocked shots.
  • Kevin McCullar is posting a team-leading 19.5 points per game. And he is delivering 6.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists, making 47.2% of his shots from the field and 36.1% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per game.
  • KJ Adams Jr. gets the Jayhawks 12.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per contest. He also delivers 1.3 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Dajuan Harris is the Jayhawks’ top assist man (6.5 per game), and he delivers 8.0 points and 2.0 rebounds. His assist average ranks him ninth in college basketball.
  • Johnny Furphy gets the Jayhawks 8.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game. He also posts 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

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