Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-15.5)
Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns travel to Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Texas opens this matchup as 15.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 69.
The last time they took the field, the Texas Longhorns took the field against the UTEP Miners and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 59-3. Sam Ehlinger went 25/33 with 426 yards through the air and tossed 5 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Keaontay Ingram paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 44 yards on 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Joshua Moore was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 127 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 21.2 yards per reception for that game.
The Longhorns have racked up 689 total yards this season. As a team they average 208 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 19th in D-1. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Texas has earned 7 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. When talking about putting points on the board, the Texas Longhorns hold an average of 59 points per game. Regarding passing yards, the Longhorns have given up 190 yards which puts them in 10th in college football. During the season, they have allowed 233 yards per outing which ranks them 7th in Division 1. The Longhorns are sitting in 3rd in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 1.3 yards per rush on the ground and 43 rushing yards per game this year. They have relinquished 190 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 48.7%.
In their last game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders took on the Houston Baptist Huskies and notched a win by a score of 35-33. Alan Bowman went 38/52 with 430 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception on the day. SaRodorick Thompson led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards and he added 2 touchdowns in this outing. He ran for 118 yards by way of 22 carries which meant he averaged 5.4 yards per carry. KeSean Carter was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 86 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 14.3 yards per catch for the game.
When discussing the points being put on the board, the Red Raiders rank 21st in D-1 by scoring 35 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Red Raiders have compiled 430 passing yards, which ranks 3rd in D-1. They have an average of 194 rushing yards per game. The Texas Tech Red Raiders hold an average of 624 yards/outing which is good for 5th in the nation. The Red Raiders are relinquishing 33 PPG, ranking them 40th in the nation. Texas Tech has given up a total of 28 yards on the ground so far this year. They have allowed 4 touchdowns via the pass and 572 yards per outing, which has them in 52nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Raiders +15.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks