Our Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State pick features a major Big 12 Conference matchup. The Red Raiders, who are nationally ranked, have something to prove in this game. They are seventh in the Big 12 at 6-6, while the unranked Cowboys are sixth at 7-6. These two teams last met on January 2 where Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 82-77 in OT. Despite those facts, the Cowboys are underdogs.
The best spread for the Cowboys is +3.5 (-107). For the favored Red Raiders, you can find them at -3.0 (-115). This Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State contest will be played on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK. Tipoff will be at 9:00 pm ET. Please see our over/under pick for this Big 12 game.
Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Pick – Stats
The Red Raiders are averaging 73.6 PPG, while the Cowboys have been good for 75.8 PPG. Texas Tech is hitting 43.6% of their field goals. The Raiders are completing 33.9% of their threes and 72.1% of their frees. The Cowboys are completing 75.8% of his field goals. From downtown, OSU is good on 34% of their attempts while frees are being completed at 70.0% pace.
Oklahoma State is a tad better in assists (13.5-12.6), steals (7.6-7.0), and blocked shots (4.6-4.1). The Cowboys are out-rebounding the Red Raiders 39.4 to 35.7 PG. Conversely, Texas Tech is holding opponents to 62.9 PPG, while OSU is allowing 70.6 PPG. Thus, the Cowboys are solid on offense and around the rim. However, the Red Raiders are better overall on defense.
Red Raiders vs Cowboys – Players
Our Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State pick notes that the Red Raiders are solid from the outside. Mac McClung leads the club with 16.9 PPG. A 42.7% shooter from the field, he’s hitting 34.2% of his threes. Guards Terrence Shannon and Kevin McCullar round out the back court with 12.6 and 10.6 PPG respectively. Both are shooting over 40% from the field. Guard Kyler Edwards has a solid inside game, averaging 5.0 RPG. Forward Marcus Santos-Silva is good for 8.4 PPG and 6.2 RPG. He’s a 55.2% shooter.
Due to canceled games, the Cowboys have not played since February 16. Thus, they come to this game rested. Three guards anchor the offense. Cade Cunningham is an exceptional contributor, averaging 18.6 PPG, 6.1 RPG, and 3.7 APG. He’s also good for 1.4 SPG. He’s hitting 44% of his shots from anywhere on the floor. Also in the backcourt are Isaac Likekele and Avery Anderson III. Additionally, Likekele has been very productive, averaging 10.2 PPG, 7.0 RPG, and 3.8 APG. He’s hitting 49.6% of his field goals. Anderson is contributing 9.6 PPG and 4.1 RPG. Also, upfront Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe, who’s completing over 51% of his field goals, is averaging 9.4 PPG and 5.4 RPG. Guard Rondel Walker is good for 9.3 PPG.
Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State Pick – Final Word
Our Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State pick sees this as a battle between a productive OSU team and a tough defensive Texas Tech club. Over their last 10 games, the Cowboys are 6-4 against the spread. On the other hand, the Red Raiders are just 3-7 ATS. Weighing both sides of the ball and recent performance, we like the Cowboys in this one at +3.5 (-107).
Prediction Summary – #15 Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Point Spread Pick – Oklahoma State Cowboys at +3.5 (-107)