Saturday, November 5, 2016
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Jones AT&T Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 4 point favorites. This season the Longhorns are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 6-2-0 against the spread.
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Shane Buechele finished with 291 yards through the air for Texas last week. He completed 12 passes out of 21 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led in rushing by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 250 yards on 32 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Armanti Foreman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 142 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 548 yards for the game. The Longhorns ran for 257 yards on 51 attempts.
Patrick Mahomes finished with 206 yards passing for Texas Tech last week. He went 24 for 39, resulting in a 62% completion percentage. The Red Raiders were led on the ground by Da'Leon Ward, who finished with 98 yards on 23 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Da'Leon Ward led the team in receiving with 49 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. Texas Tech had 23 first downs total. 15 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 89 total plays for 345 yards for the contest. The Red Raiders ran for 139 yards on 49 carries as a team.
Texas scores 36 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 30th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.6 passes on 30.8 attempts for a 63.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 259.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 38th in college football. The Longhorns run for an average of 228 yards per game on 48.1 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the nation. They also run 78.9 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 487.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Longhorns average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 17th in the country. They accumulate 64.1 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 32nd in the nation.
Texas allows 258.5 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 32.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 104th. They give up 19 completions on 29.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.6. The Longhorns allow 204.1 rushing yards per game on 48 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 96th in the country. Texas allows 462.6 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 111th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 64.5 yards per game, ranking them 104th among D-1 teams.
Texas Tech averages 47.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 2nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 38.5 passes per game on 56.9 attempts for a 67.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 500.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 1st in Division 1. The Red Raiders run for an average of 102.8 yards per game on 30.3 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 124th on the ground. They also run 87.1 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 603.4 yards per game, ranking them 1st in the country on offense. The Red Raiders get an average of 31.6 first downs per game, which ranks 1st in the nation. They average 75.1 penalty yards per game via 8.8 penalties, ranking them 7th in college football.
Texas Tech allows an average of 304.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 124th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 41.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 123rd in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 38.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.3 per game. The Red Raiders allow 213.8 rushing yards per contest on 39.5 carries for a 5.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 104th in the country. Texas Tech allows 518.4 total yards per game for an average of 6.7 yards per play, which ranks 126th in D-1. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 57.4 yards in each contest, ranking 87th in the nation.
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 6-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/17/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed has left team
10/03/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee out indefinitely
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
10/30/16 LB D'Vonta Hinton Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/30/16 WR Derrick Willies Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/30/16 WR Dylan Cantrell Hand "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/30/16 DB Keenon Ward Forearm "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/30/16 QB Patrick Mahomes II Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/30/16 WR T.J. Vasher Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas
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
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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