Saturday, September 10, 2016
Sun Devil Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Sun Devil Stadium. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 80. This season the Red Raiders are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Sun Devils have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Patrick Mahomes finished with 483 yards through the air for Texas Tech last week. He completed 30 passes out of 43 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Red Raiders were led in rushing by Patrick Mahomes, who finished with 57 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jonathan Giles was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas Tech got a total of 37 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 25 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 99 total plays for 758 yards for the game. The Red Raiders ran for 125 yards on 28 attempts.
Manny Wilkins finished with 180 yards through the air for Arizona State last week. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Sun Devils were led in rushing by Manny Wilkins, who finished with 89 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Tim White was the team leader in receiving with a total of 95 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Arizona State got a total of 27 first downs by way of 18 rushing, 8 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 456 yards for the game. The Sun Devils ran for 276 yards on 46 attempts.
Texas Tech scores 69 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 48 passes on 71 attempts for a 67.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 633 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 1st in college football. The Red Raiders run for an average of 125 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 89th in the nation. They also run 99 plays per contest and average 7.7 yards per play for an average of 758 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Red Raiders average 37 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the country. They accumulate 42 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 80th in the nation.
Texas Tech allows 312 passing yards per game, ranking 106th in D-1, and they allow 17 points per contest on defense, which ranks 57th. They give up 31 completions on 55 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.4. The Red Raiders allow 58 rushing yards per game on 35 carries for an average of 1.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 16th in the country. Texas Tech allows 370 total yards per game including 4.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 75th in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3 penalties for 25 yards per game, ranking them 13th among D-1 teams.
Arizona State averages 44 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 41st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 27 attempts for a 74.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 180 yards through the air per game, ranking them 96th in Division 1. The Sun Devils run for an average of 276 yards per game on 46 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 23rd on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 456 yards per game, ranking them 56th in the country on offense. The Sun Devils get an average of 27 first downs per game, which ranks 24th in the nation. They average 40 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 83rd in college football.
Arizona State allows an average of 369 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 117th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 13 points per contest, which has them ranked 31st in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.7 per game. The Sun Devils allow 56 rushing yards per contest on 34 carries for a 1.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the country. Arizona State allows 425 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 93rd in D-1. They force 0 turnovers per contest and 11 penalties for 81 yards in each contest, ranking 117th in the nation.
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Arizona State Betting Trends
Arizona State is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/05/16 LB Christian Sam Foot injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/05/16 LB Marcus Ball Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/05/16 LB Salamo Fiso Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/04/16 DL George Lea Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/04/16 DB Laiu Moeakiola Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/04/16 FB Mark Cosgrove Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/04/16 LS Mitchell Fraboni Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
08/29/16 QB Bryce Perkins Neck out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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