Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

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Texas Longhorns 2-1 SU / ATS 2-0-0 vs Texas Tech Red Raiders 2-1 SU / ATS 0-2-0

Date: Saturday, September 24th

Location: Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX

TV: ESPN

Point Spread: Longhorns -4.5/Red Raiders +4.5 (Make the Horns a +15.5 underdog or T. Tech a +24.5 dog by inserting either into a massive 20 point college football teaser at Wagerweb Sportsbook!)

Money Line: Longhorns -199/Red Raiders +156

Over/Under: 60.0

RECENT FORM

This year, Longhorns have an overall record of 2-1. The team will be playing its first game in
the Big 12. This season, the Longhorns have been favored in 1 game while posting an ATS mark of
2-0-0. Their average over-under betting line is 40.67 leading to an over-under record of
1-1-0.

In their last game, the Longhorns are coming off a 41-20 win over UTSA. In addition, they
added an ATS win as they were 13.0 point favorites on the spread. In the game, Texas finished
with 1 touchdown through the air, while throwing for 161 yards. The team ended the game with 3
rushing touchdowns, along with a total of 298 yards on the ground.

Quarterback Quinn Ewers comes in the game having completed 25 of 36 passes for a passer rating
of 108.45. Overall, he has a total of 359 passing yards. Wide receiver Xavier Worthy, has come up
with the most production for the team, with a total of 162 receiving yards. The Longhorns have
turned to running back Bijan Robinson a total of 51 times for a total of 311 rushing yards.

This season, the Red Raiders have an overall mark of 2-1 and will be kicking off their first
game in the Big 12. This season, the Red Raiders have been favored in 1 game while posting an ATS
mark of 0-2-0. Their average over-under betting line is 39.67 leading to an over-under record of
0-1-1.

Texas Tech is coming off a 13 point loss to NC State by a score of 27-14. The Red Raiders
entered the game as 10.5 point home underdogs, making this an ATS loss. The team finished the
game throwing for 1 touchdown pass. Overall, the Red Raiders had 299 passing yards on a
completion percentage of 58.1%. On the ground, the team ended with 1 rushing touchdown, while
averaging 2.1 yards per carry for a total of 54 yards.

Quarterback Donovan Smith comes in the game having completed 71 of 110 passes for a passer
rating of 87.88. Through the air, the team will be looking for a big game from leading receiver,
Jerand Bradley. On the season, he has caught 14 for 172 yards. The top option in the run game for
the team is Tahj Brooks, who has carried the ball 28 times for a total of 134 yards.

Best Parlays

2 Team Parlay 3 Team Parlay 4 Team Parlay
sportsbetting 2.64 to 1 6 to 1 12.3 to 1
Bovada 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1
Mybookie 2.64 to 1 5.95 to 1 12.3 to 1

BETTING TRENDS

Over their last 10 games, the Longhorns have struggled both straight up (3-7-0) as well as vs
the spread, going 4-6-0. The team averaged 31.6 points in these games, while allowing 30.3. Their
over-under record was 3-7-0.

Through their last 10 matchups, Texas Tech has gone 5-5-0 straight up and 5-5-0 vs the spread.
Their last 10 over-under record comes in at 3-6-1. Texas Tech has a positive scoring differential
in these games, averaging 29.5 points per-game and allowing 25.3.

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KEY STATS AND ANALYSIS

Heading into the game, the Longhorns are ranked 41st in points per-game.

This season, Texas has struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just 234.0
passing yards per-game. This week, the Longhorns will be facing a Texas Tech defense that is
ranked 67th in pass yards allowed per-game. So far, they are averaging 205.0 yards per-game when
facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.

So far, the Texas offense is averaging just 170.33 yards per-game on the ground. This
production has come on an average of 32.67 rush attempts per-game (99th). This week, the
Longhorns will be facing a Texas Tech defense that is ranked 33rd in rush yards allowed per-game.
So far, they are averaging 79.0 yards per-game when facing top 25 rush defenses.

Going into the game, the Longhorns defensive unit is 33rd in the NCAA in points allowed
per-game at 16.67.

Heading into the game, the Red Raiders are ranked 47th in points per-game.

In the passing game, the Red Raiders are currently one of the leading groups in the country,
at 373.67 yards per-game through the air. This week, the Red Raiders will be facing a Texas
defense that is ranked 73rd in pass yards allowed per-game. This year, they are averaging 373.67
yards per-game when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.

So far, the Texas Tech offense is averaging just 101.33 yards per-game on the ground. This
production has come on an average of 33.0 rush attempts per-game (96th). This week, the Red
Raiders will be facing a Texas defense that is ranked 67th in rush yards allowed per-game. So
far, they are averaging 125.0 yards per-game when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50.

Heading into the game, the Red Raiders will hope for some improved play from their defense, as
they are currently 57th at 22.33 points per-game allowed.

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