Big 12 Basketball: Texas Tech Red Raiders at Oklahoma State Cowboys

A pair of Big 12 teams will get together on Wednesday in a huge game in Stillwater. The Oklahoma State Cowboys will host the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Red Raiders are 22-5 on the season, and have won 10 out of 14 games in Big 12 play. The Red Raiders are coming off a tough loss on the road at the Baylor Bears on Saturday.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys claim to fame is knocking off the Kansas Jayhawks this season. Now, the Cowboys will look to take down the Red Raiders. Oklahoma State is 15-12 on the season and have won 5 out pf 14 games in conference play. The Cowboys have dropped back to back games with Kansas State and on the road at TCU. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are -4.5 over the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday.

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The Oklahoma State Cowboys are on the outside looking in for sure the NCAA Tournament. The Cowboys are trying to reach the Big Dance for the 29th time in school history. Oklahoma State has been to the Final Four six times in school history. This season, the Cowboys are scoring 77 points per game, and allowing teams to score 74 per game.

The top scorer this season for the Cowboys has been Jeffrey Carroll. Carroll is scoring 15 points per game, while Kendall Smith is adding just shy of 13 per game. Tavarius SHine is third on the team with nearly 11 per game. The Cowboys will finish their regular season at Texas and Iowa State, before hosting the Kansas Jayhawks on March 3rd.

Red Raiders Looking to Take Down Big 12

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have been one of the biggest surprises this season. The Red Raiders, led by head coach Chris Beard lost just one non conference game; to Seton Hall. The Big 12 losses this season for the Red Raiders came to Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa State and Baylor. All of those losses were on the road.

The Red Raiders will need their leading scorer Keenan Evans. Evans left the loss to Baylor with a toe injury. His status for this game is still up in the air. The Red Raiders are scoring 76 points per game, with Evans scoring 18.2 points per game. The Red Raiders major calling card has been their defense. Texas Tech is 5th in the nation, allowing teams to score 62.5 points per game.

Cowboys Top Red Raiders

The pressure is starting to get to the Red Raiders, and with the game on the road, and an injury to their best player – that’s not a good ingredient. The Cowboys have shown they can upset teams, and they are going to get it done again. This should be a good game, but the final bet is an upset. Take the Oklahoma State Cowboys +4.5 over the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday.


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