Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor (+1.5)
Jones AT&T Stadium is the venue where Henry Colombi and the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-5) will take on the Baylor Bears (1-4) on Saturday. Texas Tech opens this contest as 1.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 60.
The last time they played, the Baylor Bears went up against the Iowa State Cyclones and left there with a loss by a score of 38-31. Charlie Brewer paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 29 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 2.9 yards per run. R.J. Sneed was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 93 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 15.5 yards per reception in this game. Charlie Brewer went 22/33 with 295 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day.
The Bears have earned 1,568 total yards this year. As a team they have an average of 88 yards via the ground game which is 117th in Division 1. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Baylor has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Baylor Bears are averaging 27.6 points per contest. Concerning yards through the air, the Bears have given up 942 yards which puts them in 64th in the nation. In total, they have allowed 369.8 yards per game which puts them 54th in the nation. The Bears sit in 72nd in D-1 in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 27.8 points per contest. They are allowing 4.2 yards per run and 181.4 rushing yards per game on the year. Over the course of their 5 games played, they have relinquished 188.4 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.1%. For the year, they have given up 907 rushing yards through 5 games.
For his college career, Brewer has thrown for a total of 8,867 yards with 62 TD's and 25 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 395 different times totaling 922 yards. His QB rating is 141.4 with a touchdown percentage of 5.4% and an interception percentage of 2.2%. He is throwing for 221.7 yards per game. Charlie Brewer has connected on 737 of his career 1,157 throws for a completion percentage of 63.7%.
The last time they played, the Texas Tech Red Raiders faced the TCU Horned Frogs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 34-18. Xavier White paced the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 43 yards via 6 carries which gave him an average of 7.2 yards per run. Ja'Lynn Polk led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 61 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 30.5 yards per reception in this outing. Henry Colombi went 23/41 with 234 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception for the game.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Red Raiders are 57th in the country averaging 29.6 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Red Raiders have thrown for 1,903 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 271.9 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 32nd in the country. They hold an average of 137.4 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 962 yards in total. The Texas Tech Red Raiders hold an average of 409.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 60th in Division 1. The Red Raiders are relinquishing 40.1 PPG, which has them ranked 127th in Division 1. Overall, they have allowed 281 pts. Texas Tech has given up a total of 1,228 yards rushing (175.4 yards per contest) as well as 18 touchdowns via the rush on the season. They have given up 16 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 301.1 yards/outing, which has them ranked 122nd in college football.
Colombi has passed for 10 touchdowns while tossing 5 picks in his career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 4.5% and his interception rate is 2.3%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 246 yards on 73 attempts. He is averaging 90.6 yards per game through the air with a 135.3 QB rating. In the 16 contests in his career, Henry Colombi has completed 153 of his 220 tries for 1,449 yds.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Raiders -1.5
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