Texas at Texas Tech College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders host the Texas Longhorns at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1 point favorites. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 7-2-0 and they are 6-3-0 against the spread. The Longhorns have an ATS record of 3-5-1 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 3-5-1 against the spread
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-3-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
11/04/18 DL Chris Nelson Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Texas Tech
11/01/18 WR Joshua Moore Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/06/18 RB Kyle Porter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/13/18 OL Patrick Hudson Medical is out indefinitely
08/15/18 CB John Bonney Hand has left team
07/27/18 LB Demarco Boyd Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/04/18 QB Alan Bowman Lung left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Texas
08/14/18 DB Octavious Morgan Knee is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR JoJo Robinson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR Quan Shorts Legal problems is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns have run for 1,402 yards as a team, which ranks 78th in college football. They've run 351 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 71 times for 631 yards so far this season, which has them 21st in the country in penalties. They are 40th in the nation in points scored with 291. They have run 675 plays this season for 3,799 yards, which ranks them 40th in Division 1 in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.6 yards per play, which is 80th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 216 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. Sam Ehlinger averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 183 passes on 285 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 145.3. He has thrown for 2,171 yards this season.
The Longhorns rush defense has allowed 320 attempts for 1,298 yards this year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. Texas has committed 62 penalties for 631 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 115th in college football. They are 67th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 241. They have surrendered a total of 3,606 yards on D, which is 74th in the country. The Longhorns are ranked 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 186 passes on 314 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, placing them 105th and 108th in Division 1. The Texas pass defense has also given up a total of 2,308 yards through the air, which is 101st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Longhorns have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 12, which is 36th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,645 yards on 42 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 105th in Division 1 in punting average. Texas is ranked 75th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 13.5 yards per return, which is 23rd in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 347 yards on special teams, ranking 83rd in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 19 yards per kick return and they are 56th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,323.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Raiders are 8th in the country in points scored with 384. They have run 768 plays this year for 4,689 yards, which ranks them 3rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 6.1 yards per play, which is 46th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 256 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas Tech has run for 1,309 yards as a unit, which ranks 95th in college football. They've run 348 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. Texas Tech has been penalized on offense 75 times for 674 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. Jett Duffey has passed for 627 yards this year. He's completed 48 throws while attempting 80 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.3. He averages 6.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Texas Tech is 86th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 276. They have given up a total of 4,073 yards on D, which is 107th in D-1. The Red Raiders are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 185 throws on 343 attempts against the Texas Tech defense this season, ranking them 101st and 123rd in the nation. The Texas Tech Red Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,627 yards in the air, which is 123rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 322 attempts for 1,446 yards this season, putting them in 67th place in the country against the run. The Red Raiders have had 68 penalties for 583 yards on defense this year. That places them 99th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas Tech is 87th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 96 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 79th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 525 yards on special teams, which puts them 39th in kick return yardage. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 24 yards per kick return and they are 10th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,310. The Red Raiders have tried 13 field goals this year and made 12, which is 37th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. Texas Tech kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 48 for 49 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,916 yards on 45 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 49th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Longhorns -1
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