Saturday, November 19, 2016
Jack Trice Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Jack Trice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 3 point favorites. This season the Red Raiders are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Cyclones have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
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Patrick Mahomes finished with 367 yards through the air for Texas Tech last week. He completed 36 passes out of 59 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Red Raiders were led in rushing by Da'Leon Ward, who finished with 93 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Dylan Cantrell was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas Tech got a total of 31 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 100 total plays for 482 yards for the game. The Red Raiders ran for 115 yards on 41 attempts.
Jacob Park finished with 160 yards passing for Iowa State last week. He went 16 for 29, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led on the ground by Joel Lanning, who finished with 61 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Allen Lazard led the team in receiving with 76 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Iowa State had 15 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 290 yards for the contest. The Cyclones ran for 130 yards on 26 carries as a team.
Texas Tech scores 46 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 3rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 37.9 passes on 56.7 attempts for a 66.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 473.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 1st in college football. The Red Raiders run for an average of 109.6 yards per game on 32.7 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 121st in the nation. They also run 89.4 plays per contest and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 582.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Red Raiders average 31.8 first downs per game which ranks them 1st in the country. They accumulate 63 penalty yards per game via 7.7 penalties, which ranks 33rd in the nation.
Texas Tech allows 307.6 passing yards per game, ranking 124th in D-1, and they allow 42.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 124th. They give up 22.4 completions on 37.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.9. The Red Raiders allow 233.4 rushing yards per game on 40.4 carries for an average of 5.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 117th in the country. Texas Tech allows 541 total yards per game including 7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 128th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 63.8 yards per game, ranking them 105th among D-1 teams.
Iowa State averages 24.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 93rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.5 passes per game on 33.2 attempts for a 58.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 239.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 59th in Division 1. The Cyclones run for an average of 149.1 yards per game on 38.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 97th on the ground. They also run 71.3 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 389 yards per game, ranking them 83rd in the country on offense. The Cyclones get an average of 20.8 first downs per game, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They average 57.1 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 58th in college football.
Iowa State allows an average of 225.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 60th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 90th in the nation. They give up 20.3 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.8 per game. The Cyclones allow 226.2 rushing yards per contest on 44.5 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 111th in the country. Iowa State allows 451.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 104th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 52.2 yards in each contest, ranking 57th in the nation.
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 LB D'Vonta Hinton Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/13/16 RB Demarcus Felton Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/13/16 WR Dylan Cantrell Hand "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/13/16 DB Keenon Ward Forearm "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/13/16 WR T.J. Vasher Knee "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/11/16 WR Devin Lauderdale Disciplinary out indefinitely
11/11/16 DL Gary Moore Disciplinary out indefinitely
10/25/16 Backup RB Corey Dauphine Personal left the team
10/14/16 WR Ja'Deion High Foot out indefinitely
10/04/16 DB Paul Banks III Academics out indefinitely
09/27/16 C Conner Dyer Knee out for season
09/25/16 DB Tevin Madison Personal has left team
11/13/16 LB Bobby McMillen III Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/13/16 DE J.D. Waggoner Pectoral out for season
10/04/16 TE Chase Allen Illness out for season
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa State +3
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