Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
When: Tuesday, December 10, 7:00 PM. ET.
The Louisville Cardinals will be going for their 10th consecutive win when they take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday night.
Red Raiders Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing StreakThe Red Raiders got off to a great start, winning their first five games, but they have struggled since their schedule got tougher and have lost their last three games. They will be trying to pull off an upset of the top-ranked team in the country and avoid a fourth consecutive loss when they play the Cardinals on Tuesday.
Texas Tech has played well offensively, averaging 79 points per game. However, the team has struggled during its losing streak and is averaging 65.6 points per game in its last three games. The Red Raiders are shooting 46 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range.
In their last game, the Red Raiders finished with 60 points despite playing an extra period. Terrence Shannon Jr. led the way for the team with 24 points and eight rebounds. Kyler Edwards finished with 12 points and seven rebounds, while Davide Moretti added 10 points and two steals for the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech has also played well defensively, holding opponents to 65.1 points per game. They gave up 73.3 points per game in their last three games and will need to do a better job on the defensive end to pick up the win.
Cardinals Trying To Remain UndefeatedThe Cardinals are off to a better start than most expected and have won their last nine games, which included an impressive win over fourth-ranked Michigan, which had already defeated two top 10 teams. They will be trying to avoid an upset and pick up their 10th win in a row when they face the Red Raiders on Tuesday.
🔥 Friday vs. Pitt: Just the 5th time in school history that 8️⃣ different players have hit a 👌 in the same game and the first time it’s ever happened all in one half 🔥 pic.twitter.com/kxdt3qVhpm— Louisville Basketball (@LouisvilleMBB) December 8, 2019
Louisville has played well offensively, averaging 77.1 points per game. The team is shooting 49 percent from the field and 39 percent from three-point range. They were held to 64 points in their last game, but they didn’t have to do much offensively because they held their opponent to 46 points.
Jordan Nwora led the way for the Cardinals with 19 points, six rebounds, and two assists. Malik Williams finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Ryan McMahon added 11 points and three rebounds for the Cardinals.
Louisville is one of the best defensive teams in the league, holding opponents to 57.6 points per game. They held their last three opponents to 47.6 points per game and will pick up the win if they continue playing well on the defensive end.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Texas Tech is:
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
- 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Louisville is:
- 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Big 12 Conference.
- 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Tuesday.