Thursday, September 29, 2016
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Kansas Jayhawks take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Jones AT&T Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 27 point favorites. This season the Jayhawks are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Montell Cozart finished with 87 yards through the air for Kansas last week. He completed 13 passes out of 22 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Jayhawks were led in rushing by Khalil Herbert, who finished with 74 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. LaQuvionte Gonzalez was the team leader in receiving with a total of 44 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas got a total of 14 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 314 yards for the game. The Jayhawks ran for 121 yards on 31 attempts.
Patrick Mahomes finished with 470 yards passing for Texas Tech last week. He went 26 for 36, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Red Raiders were led on the ground by Demarcus Felton, who finished with 123 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Jonathan Giles led the team in receiving with 186 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. Texas Tech had 35 first downs total. 13 came from running the ball and 18 came from a pass. They ran 79 total plays for 666 yards for the contest. The Red Raiders ran for 196 yards on 43 carries as a team.
Kansas scores 27.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 79th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 36 attempts for a 66.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 42nd in college football. The Jayhawks run for an average of 106 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 120th in the nation. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 372 yards per game, ranking their offense 95th overall this season. The Jayhawks average 17 first downs per game which ranks them 114th in the country. They accumulate 42.7 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 107th in the nation.
Kansas allows 135 passing yards per game, ranking 5th in D-1, and they allow 28.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 80th. They give up 13.3 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.6. The Jayhawks allow 234.7 rushing yards per game on 48 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 110th in the country. Kansas allows 369.7 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 52nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 58.7 yards per game, ranking them 75th among D-1 teams.
Texas Tech averages 61 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 2nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 37.3 passes per game on 53.3 attempts for a 70 percent completion percentage. They throw for 547.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 1st in Division 1. The Red Raiders run for an average of 131 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 105th on the ground. They also run 84.3 plays per game and average 8 yards per play for a total of 678.7 yards per game, ranking them 2nd in the country on offense. The Red Raiders get an average of 33.3 first downs per game, which ranks 1st in the nation. They average 77 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 16th in college football.
Texas Tech allows an average of 324.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 124th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 43.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 124th in the nation. They give up 26.3 completions on 41.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.7 per game. The Red Raiders allow 206.7 rushing yards per contest on 41.3 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 99th in the country. Texas Tech allows 531.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 124th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 58 yards in each contest, ranking 73rd in the nation.
Kansas Betting Trends
Kansas is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 LS John Wirtel Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Texas Tech
09/20/16 LB Joe Dineen Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Ryan Schadler Illness out for season
09/01/16 CB Shola Ayinde ACL out for season
09/25/16 DB Keenon Ward Undisclosed injured last game, doubtful Thursday vs. Kansas
09/25/16 DB Tevin Madison Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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