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NCAAB PICKS MARCH 30 - TEXAS TECH VS GONZAGA PICK & ANALYSIS

March 30, 2019

NCAAB EXPERT PICKS - FULL ANALYSIS ATTACHED

TEXAS TECH RAIDERS +4.5: 2 UNITS (-110)

TEXAS TECH RAIDERS MONEYLINE: 1 UNIT (+185)

We are thrilled to be able to support Texas Tech today with + underdog value. Please refer to our analysis on the Raiders from their blowout 19-point victory over one of the best teams in the nation in Michigan:

“The Raiders arguably have the strongest, most mobile defense in the nation. Tariq Owens is one the best rim defenders in the country with Tacko Fall, but is also mobile enough to stray out and guard the perimeter. Jarret Culver is arguably the best wing defender in the nation. Led by these two, the Raiders deploy a highly-effective defensive scheme which obsesses on keeping the ball out of the middle and forcing baseline drives. The Wolverines are also an average transition team and will be forced to shoot the ball highly efficiently from far out in order to even come close to matching their season point efficiencies. Michigan’s small-ball lineup also leaves them extremely vulnerable on the glass and they have the 284th ranked offensive rebounding rate. The Raiders are coming off a game in which they held the best pure scoring team in the nation, Buffalo, to just 58 points after they came off a 91-point performance in the round of 64. Expect Michigan to be struggling for points in this matchup. The previously mentioned Jarret Culver is likely going to be an NBA lottery pick and also produces a threat offensively that the Wolverines simply don’t have. He leads the Texas Tech offense which ranks in the top-50 in overall effective FG%, and the Raiders have a +3 points/game advantage over the Wolverines. Texas Tech is the more well-rounded team and +110 provides generous value we are looking forward to capitalizing on.”

Everyone is sleeping on Texas Tech. Their lockdown, elite defense and diverse offense makes them an absolute real contender in this tournament. They honestly might be the best overall unit still in it. Enough has been said about Texas Tech, and their absolute dominance over Michigan supports this. Expect Texas Tech to do their thing and neutralize Gonzaga’s deadly offense, while proving to be a threat at the other end of the court.