The Texas Tech Red Raiders will square off against the Incarnate Word Cardinals at 5 p.m. ET Saturday at South Padre Island Convention Center. Texas Tech should still be riding high after a victory, while Incarnate Word will be looking to right the ship.
The Red Raiders took their game at home on Monday with ease, bagging an 84-49 win over the Prairie View A&M Panthers. Texas Tech can attribute much of their success to forward Bryson Williams, who had 18 points in addition to seven rebounds, and guard Kevin McCullar, who had 12 points along with seven boards.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: South Padre Island Convention Center — South Padre Island, Texas
- TV: ESPN Plus
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Meanwhile, Incarnate Word was close but no cigar on Tuesday as they fell 82-78 to the Concordia (Tx.) Tornados.
Texas Tech is the favorite in this one, with an expected 29.5-point margin of victory. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a two-game streak of ATS wins.
The Red Raiders’ win brought them up to 3-0 while the Cardinals’ defeat pulled them down to a reciprocal 0-3. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Texas Tech comes into the contest boasting the 17th most takeaways per game in college basketball at 20.7. Less enviably, Incarnate Word is 17th worst in college basketball in turnovers per game, with 18 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Incarnate Word.
The Red Raiders are a big 29.5-point favorite against the Cardinals, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Red Raiders, as the game opened with the Red Raiders as a 28-point favorite.
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Texas Tech have won all of the games they’ve played against Incarnate Word in the last seven years.
- Dec 29, 2020 – Texas Tech 79 vs. Incarnate Word 51
- Nov 06, 2018 – Texas Tech 87 vs. Incarnate Word 37
- Nov 30, 2016 – Texas Tech 69 vs. Incarnate Word 48
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