Preview of the basketball game 2021-22, TV program
Texas Tech and Baylor are still in contention for the Big 12 regular season title. Which of them will emerge victorious?
Venue: United Supermarkets Arena
TV schedule: February 16, 2022 on ESPN 2 at 9:00 p.m.
The Baylor Bears come into this game with a 21-4 record. Their four losses have come against Kansas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State and Alabama. Their best win of the season came against Texas. The Baylor Bears enter this game ranked 7th in the nation.
Offensively, the Bears are led by LJ Cryer, Adam Flager, James Aknijo. Cryer is averaging 13 points per game on 47% shooting. Flager is averaging 13 points per game on 44% shooting. Aknijo averages 13 points on 39% shooting.
The Bears are averaging 77 points per game. It’s good for the 22nd in the country. Baylor is allowing 62 points per game. It’s good for the 21st in the country.
The Texas Tech Raiders come into this game with a 19-6 record. Their six losses have come against Oklahoma, Iowa State, Kansas, Providence, Gonzaga, Kansas State. Their best win of the season came against Baylor. The Raiders enter this game ranked 11th in the AP poll.
Offensively, the Raiders are led by Bryson Williams. Williams is averaging 13 points per game on 41% shooting. The Raiders are very good defensively. Texas Tech allows 60 points per game. It’s good for the 13th in the country. Opponents’ shooting percentage when playing Raiders is 38%. It’s good for the 10th in the country.
This match is a rematch of a match earlier this season. In that previous game, the Raiders took the win in a close game. The final score of this match was 65-62. The Raiders’ starting lineup led the way, as all but one starter scored in double digits. While the Raiders didn’t have as many contributors off the bench, Kevin Mccullar scored 12 points on 62 percent shooting.
The Baylor Bears will claim victory in the rematch. This match will be a defensive battle. Baylor’s offense will get enough points to win the game.
Prediction: Baylor 68, Texas Tech 62