Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 27 point favorites and the over/under was set at 75.
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Texas Tech was led in passing last game by Patrick Mahomes, who finished with 428 yards through the air. He went 33 for 46 on the game, good for a 72% completion percentage. Justin Stockton led the Red Raiders in rushing with 101 yards. He averaged 14 yards per carry on his 7 rushing attempts for the game. Jakeem Grant led the team in receiving. He had a total of 166 yards on 9 receptions for an average of 18 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Texas Tech had 776 total yards on 87 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 21 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 33 first downs on the game. The Red Raiders rushed for 261 yards by way of 31 carries.
Kansas was led in passing last game by Ryan Willis, who finished with 158 yards through the air. He went 20 for 36 on the game, good for a 56% completion percentage. Taylor Cox led the Jayhawks in rushing with 45 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Jeremiah Booker led the team in receiving. He had a total of 39 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. Kansas had 227 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 7 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Jayhawks rushed for 69 yards by way of 39 carries.
Texas Tech is scoring 52.7 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 31.3 passes on 49.3 attempts for a 63.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 439 yards per game through the air as well. The Red Raiders carry the ball for an average of 192.7 yards per game on 30.3 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 79.7 plays per contest and average 7.9 yards per play for an average of 631.7 yards per game. The Red Raiders are averaging 29 first downs per game and they accumulate 60.3 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties.
Texas Tech gives up an average of 283 passing yards and 39.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22.8 completions per game on 35.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 64. The Red Raiders allow 283.7 rushing yards per game on 46.5 carries for a 6.1 average per play. Texas Tech allows 566.7 total yards per game including 6.9 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 66.2 yards per game.
Kansas averages 19 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 36.6 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 228.4 yards through the air per game thus far. The Jayhawks carry the ball for an average of 130 yards per game on 39.6 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. They also run 76.2 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for a total of 358.4 yards per game. The Jayhawks get an average of 19.8 first downs per game and they average 55.2 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties.
Kansas gives up 299.2 passing yards per outing and 45.4 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22.6 completions on 31.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 71.1. The Jayhawks allow 257.4 rushing yards per contest on 46.2 carries for a 5.6 average per rush. Kansas allows 556.6 total yards per game for an average of 7.1 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 41.2 yards in each contest.
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 4-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 4-1-1 this season
Kansas Betting Trends
Kansas is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 WR Jakeem Grant Head injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Kansas
10/11/15 WR Devin Lauderdale Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/11/15 OL Justin Murphy Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
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
10/11/15 WR Jeremiah Booker Collarbone "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/11/15 WR Joshua Stanford Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/08/15 QB2 Deondre Ford Thumb out for season
10/05/15 QB1 Montell Cozart Shoulder out indefinitely
09/05/15 QB Michael Cummings Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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