Kansas at Texas Tech Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/14/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
On Saturday afternoon, the Kansas Jayhawks (2-4) will go up against the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-4) in a game between two teams tied for eighth place in the Big 12. In 2013, the Red Raiders blew out the Jayhawks 54-16 on the road.
Kansas lost its third game in a row over the weekend after they were beaten 27-20 at home by Oklahoma State. They only had 161 passing yards in that game and they turned the ball over two times.
The Jayhawks have struggled to put up points through their first six games, scoring just 15.8 points per game. Running back Corey Avery has averaged 4.3 yards per carry this season and has 348 yards with three touchdowns. Their top receiver has been Nick Harwell, who has 24 catches for 214 yards and two scores.
Texas Tech's losing streak was extended to four games on Saturday when they were beaten 37-34 by West Virginia. They did have 565 yards of offense in that game, but they also committed 12 penalties that resulted in 115 lost yards.
Texas Tech is currently 10th in the country with 337.5 yards per game, but their defense has been woeful by giving up 39.5 points per game. Quarterback Davis Webb has completed 62 percent of his passes this season for 1,951 yards, 19 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Webb's top target has been Jakeem Grant, who has 44 catches for 557 yards and five touchdowns.
Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
Kansas Jayhawks are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Kansas Jayhawks are 0-5-0 against the Over/Under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
Texas Tech Red Raiders are 2-4-0 Against the Spread
Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/03/14 DB Kevin Short Academics out for season
08/21/14 HB Brandon Bourbon ACL out for season
08/21/14 HB Taylor Cox Achilles out for season
Texas Tech Red Raiders
10/12/14 OG Alfredo Morales Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/12/14 DE Gary Moore Chest "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/11/14 CB Jah'Shawn Johnson Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks