Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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The LSU Tigers take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 in the Texas Bowl. The opening line for this game has LSU as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 73.
Brandon Harris finished his last game with 83 yards through the air for LSU. He completed 7 passes out of 21 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. Leonard Fournette was the rushing leader for the Tigers last game. He carried the ball 32 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 159 yards. Leonard Fournette led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 43 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game LSU got a total of 17 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 5 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 68 total plays for 327 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 244 yards on 47 attempts.
Patrick Mahomes finished his last game with 372 yards through the air for Texas Tech. He completed 22 passes out of 39 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. DeAndre Washington was the rushing leader for the Red Raiders last game. He carried the ball 28 times for an average of 6 yards per carry and ended with 173 yards. Ian Sadler led the team in receiving with 6 receptions for 108 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. Texas Tech got a total of 28 first downs by way of 16 rushing, 12 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 90 total plays for 665 yards for the game. The Red Raiders ran for 293 yards on 51 attempts.
LSU is averaging a total of 30.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 23.2 passes per game and completing 12.3 of them for a 52.9 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 173.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 245.9 yards per game on 42.4 attempts for an average of 5.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 65.5 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 419 yards per game. The Tigers are averaging 20.3 first downs per game and they accumulate 63.5 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties.
LSU gives up an average of 211 passing yards and 24 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18.9 completions per game on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.3. The Tigers allow 131.5 rushing yards per game on 32.7 carries for a 4 average per play. LSU allows 342.5 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 49.7 yards per game.
Texas Tech is accumulating 46.6 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 47 passes per game and complete 30.1 of them for a 64 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 389.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Red Raiders carry the ball for an average of 204.8 yards per game on 36.5 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. They also run 83.5 plays per game and average 7.1 yards per play for a total of 594.5 yards per game. The Red Raiders get an average of 28.8 first downs per game and they average 64.4 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties.
Texas Tech gives up 268.3 passing yards per outing and 42.6 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21.3 completions on 34.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.2. The Red Raiders allow 271.8 rushing yards per contest on 45.9 carries for a 5.9 average per rush. Texas Tech allows 540.2 total yards per game for an average of 6.7 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.2 penalties for 58 yards in each contest.
LSU Betting Trends
LSU is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
LSU has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 8-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 7-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 TE DeSean Smith Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Texas Tech
11/26/15 WR Travin Dural Hamstring out for season
11/09/15 TE John David Moore Undisclosed out for season
10/19/15 TE Dillon Gordon Achilles out for season
09/09/15 OL Chidi Valentine-Okeke Redshirt out for season
10/15/15 OL Justin Murphy Knee out for season
10/08/15 LB Andre Ross Personal has left team
10/08/15 WR Ian Sadler Knee out indefinitely
10/08/15 DL Talor Nunez Knee out for season
09/30/15 DB Derrick Dixon Personal out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take LSU
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