Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Oklahoma State Cowboys (16-14, 7-10 Big 12) will be looking to halt a five-game losing streak when hitting the road against the Texas Tech Red Raiders (16-14, 5-12 Big 12) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at United Supermarkets Arena. It airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN2.

Texas Tech is a 5-point favorite against Oklahoma State when the Red Raiders take on the Cowboys on Saturday. The game’s over/under is 138.5.

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Odds

Point Spread for Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing Texas Tech as the favorite.

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Texas Tech has -227 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma State is listed at +187 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 138.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Lubbock, Texas
  • Arena: United Supermarkets Arena

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Betting Trends

Texas Tech is 15-15-0 against the spread this year. The Red Raiders have won in 10, or 66.7%, of the 15 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Texas Tech’s games this year have hit the over 60% of the time (18 out of 30 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, Oklahoma State is 14-16-0 this season. The Cowboys have been the moneyline underdog 13 total times this season. They’ve finished 2-11 in those games. Oklahoma State has eclipsed the over/under 46.7% of the time this year (14 of 30 games with a set point total).

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Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Key Players to Watch

Texas Tech

De’Vion Harmon paces his team in assists per game (3.5), and also averages 13.7 points and 2.9 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Kevin Obanor leads his team in both points (14.7) and rebounds (6.4) per game, and also posts 0.9 assists. At the other end, he delivers 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Jaylon Tyson puts up 10.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 49% from the floor and 40.8% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per contest. Daniel Batcho averages 8.1 points, 6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 60.7% from the field.

Oklahoma State

Kalib Boone is putting up team highs in points (11.8 per game) and assists (1.2). And he is delivering 5.1 rebounds, making 60% of his shots from the field. Moussa Cisse is putting up a team-leading 7.9 rebounds per contest. And he is producing 6.5 points and 0.5 assists, making 55.5% of his shots from the floor. Bryce Thompson gives the Cowboys 11.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest. He also averages 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. John-Michael Wright is averaging 10.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, making 38.5% of his shots from the field and 36.1% from 3-point range, with 2 triples per contest.

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What you need to know about the Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech is 9-8-0 ATS in conference play this season. The Red Raiders are 126th in the nation with 73.9 points per game this season. At the other end of the court, they rank 132nd with 68.6 points allowed per contest. Texas Tech is averaging 32.6 boards per game (126th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 29.3 rebounds per contest (74th-ranked).

Offensively, the Red Raiders have fared better when playing at home this season, putting up 77.9 points per game, compared to 66 per game in road games. So far this season, Texas Tech is making 7 threes per game (222nd-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 34.3% (181st-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Red Raiders are ceding 8 treys per game (273rd-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 32.2% (81st-ranked) from three-point land.

The Red Raiders are 8-2 against the spread and 6-4 overall over their past 10 games. Texas Tech has gone over the total in seven of its last 10 contests. Texas Tech has been racking up 72.8 points per game in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 73.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Texas Tech has been more porous on the defensive side of the ball lately, allowing 72 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 68.6 points per game its opponents are averaging on the 2022-23 season.

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State and its opponents have combined to go over the point total eight out of 17 times this year in Big 12 play. The Cowboys score 69.5 points per game and allow 66.8, ranking them 235th in college basketball offensively and 82nd defensively. In 2022-23, Oklahoma State is 108th in college basketball in rebounds (33 per game) and 99th in rebounds allowed (29.8).

In 2022-23 the Cowboys are scoring 2.8 more points per game at home (70.8) than away (68). Beyond the arc, Oklahoma State is 234th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (6.9). It is 319th in 3-point percentage at 31.6%. The Cowboys give up 6.7 3-pointers per game and concede 31.3% from beyond the arc, ranking 113th and 47th, respectively, in the nation.

The Cowboys have gone 5-5 over their last 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 contests, Oklahoma State has gone over the total eight times. While Oklahoma State is averaging 69.5 points per game in 2022-23, it has improved that mark over its last 10 games, tallying 72.1 a contest. The Cowboys are ceding 73.7 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 6.9 more points than they are allowing for the season (66.8).

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Texas Tech, and we predict that Oklahoma State will cover the spread (Texas Tech -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 138.5 points.

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How to bet Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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