West Virginia at Texas Tech College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Jones AT&T Stadium
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Jones AT&T Stadium is the venue for the game between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has West Virginia as 6 point favorites. The Red Raiders are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-1-0. The Mountaineers are 3-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
09/03/18 LB Charlie Benton Knee is out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
09/16/18 RB Da'Leon Ward Groin is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 DB Jah'Shawn Johnson Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 OL Madison Akamnonu Leg is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 QB McLane Carter Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 OL Travis Bruffy Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 RB Tre King Knee is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
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 West Virginia Mountaineers have run for 517 yards as a unit, which ranks 97th in the nation. They've run 100 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 19 times for 184 yards so far this year, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. They are 53rd in Division 1 in points scored with 127. They have run 199 plays this year for 1,638 yards, which ranks them 24th in the nation in total offense. The Mountaineers average 8.2 yards per play, which is 3rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 75 1st downs this season, ranking them 88th overall as an offensive unit. Will Grier has completed 71 throws while attempting 95 passes for a completion percentage of 74.7%. He has passed for 1,117 yards this year. He averages 13.3 adjusted yards per throw and 11.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 215.8.
The Mountaineers rush defense has given up 110 attempts for 356 yards this season, putting them in 16th place in the country against the run. They have had 22 penalties for 182 yards on defense this year. That places them 40th in Division 1. West Virginia is 2nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 37. They have given up a total of 912 yards on D, which is 7th in the nation. The Mountaineers are 41st in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 48 throws on 78 attempts against the West Virginia Mountaineers defense this season, ranking them 15th and 9th in the country. The West Virginia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 556 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Raiders are 6th in Division 1 in points scored with 208. They have run 371 plays this season for 2,488 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the nation in total offense. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 6.7 yards per play, which is 27th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 134 1st downs this year, placing them 1st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas Tech has run for 745 yards as a team, which ranks 50th in the country. They've run 175 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Red Raiders have been penalized on offense 32 times for 321 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the nation in penalties. Alan Bowman has thrown for 1,557 yards this season. He has completed 129 passes on 179 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 161.3. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas Tech is 93rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 113. They have surrendered a total of 1,753 yards on D, which is 108th in Division 1. The Red Raiders are ranked 99th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 81 passes on 154 attempts against the Texas Tech defense this season, placing them 96th and 122nd in the country. The Texas Tech Red Raiders pass defense has also given up a total of 1,136 yards through the air, which is 110th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 133 attempts for 617 yards this year, putting them in 77th place in D-1 against the run. The Red Raiders have committed 28 penalties for 205 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 52nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Raiders +6
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