Check out our free Eastern Washington vs Texas Tech pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Lubbock. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Eastern Washington vs Texas Tech Pick & Preview: Tuesday, December 13th Betting Odds

Eagles vs Red Raiders Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Eastern Washington Eagles at Texas Tech Red Raiders
  • Where: Lubbock at United Supermarkets Arena
  • Date: Tuesday, December 13th
  • Betting Odds: Eastern Washington +16.5, EWASH +1125 | TXTECH -2911 O/U 134.0

Eagles Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Texas Tech, the Eastern Washington Eagles will be taking the floor for the 11th time this season and have an overall record of 4-6. On the road, the Eagles will be playing their 5th game of the season, having gone 1-4. So far, the Eagles have been the underdog 7 times, going 1-6 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +16.5 underdogs on the spread.

Eastern Washington will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Steele Venters who is averaging 13.6 points per game for the Eagles. Venters is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Eagles’ offensive gameplan is the play of Angelo Allegri who has hit 33.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 9.7 points per game.

Eastern Washington comes into today’s matchup vs Texas Tech, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 10 games, they have hit 46.4% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Eagles’ are 125th in possessions per game.

Red Raiders Preview:

The Texas Tech Red Raiders will be looking to pick up their 9th win of the season and are in the middle of a 2 game win streak. Currently, the Red Raiders have been the home team 6 times, sitting with a record of 5-1. The Red Raiders’ are sitting with a betting line that is -16.5 points in their favor. For the season, Texas Tech has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 6-1.

Texas Tech’s leading scorer this season is Kevin Obanor who is averaging 14.0 points per contest. So far, Obanor has accounted for 19.31% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.75 rebounds per game and 0.88 assists. Daniel Batcho is the second leading scorer for the Red Raiders, averaging 13.0 points per game. Between him and Batcho, they are accounting for 37.2% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Texas Tech this season, as they are currently ranked 182nd in college basketball at 71.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Red Raiders’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.4%, placing them 394th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Eastern Washington Eagles +16.5

Succesful betting on college basketball is all about finding and taking advantage of mismatches that others may have missed. Heading into this matchup between the Eastern Washington Eagles and Texas Tech Red Raiders, we like the fact that Eastern Washington will look to get out and run vs a Texas Tech unit that is more comfortable burning clock on each possession. In addition, we see the lines over inflating the fact that the Eagles don’t have a great track record vs the spread as underdogs, going 2-3 (last 5). While everyone else will be piling on Texas Tech, we like Eastern Washington to cover at home.