Nebraska Omaha @ Texas Tech
Current Records: Nebraska Omaha 1-3; Texas Tech 4-0
What to Know
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will square off against the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday at United Supermarkets Arena. Texas Tech is out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.
The Red Raiders entered their game this past Saturday as the heavy favorite, and they fully lived up to expectations. They took their matchup against the Incarnate Word Cardinals by a conclusive 84-62 score. Texas Tech got double-digit scores from four players: guard Kevin McCullar (17), guard Terrence Shannon Jr. (16), guard Adonis Arms (12), and forward Bryson Williams (10).
Meanwhile, Nebraska Omaha was expected to have a tough go of it this past Saturday, and that's exactly how things played out. They ended up on the wrong side of a painful 68-47 walloping at the Montana Grizzlies' hands.
Texas Tech's win brought them up to 4-0 while Nebraska Omaha's defeat pulled them down to 1-3. A pair of offensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Red Raiders come into the contest boasting the 29th most points per game in college basketball at 86.3. On the other end of the spectrum, the Mavericks are 24th worst in college basketball in points per game, with only 61.8 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Nebraska Omaha.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: United Supermarkets Arena -- Lubbock, Texas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Red Raiders are a big 30-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Red Raiders as a 29-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.