Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas Tech (+12.5)
Boone Pickens Stadium is the site where Spencer Sanders and the Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-2) will take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (3-5) on Saturday. The spread on this contest has Oklahoma State as 12.5-point favorites. The total opens at 55.
The last time they played, the Texas Tech Red Raiders took on the Baylor Bears and earned the win by a score of 24-23. SaRodorick Thompson paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 69 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he was running for 5.3 yards per carry. KeSean Carter was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 64 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 9.1 yards per reception for the game. Alan Bowman went 14/23 with 181 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
The Red Raiders currently have 3,246 total yards for the year. As a unit they have an average of 135.8 yards rushing which has them sitting 90th in the nation. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Texas Tech has earned 15 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to scoring points, the Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 28.9 PPG. The Red Raiders sit in 128th in the nation when it comes to team defense, allowing 38.0 points per game. They are giving up an average of 4.5 yards per run and 179.4 rushing yards per game on the campaign. In total, they have given up 1,435 running yards through 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Red Raiders have conceded 2,261 yds which ranks them 130th in the country. In their 8 games played, they have yielded 282.6 yards per game through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 64.1%. During the season, they are allowing 462.0 yards per game which has them sitting 116th in the country.
For his college career, Henry Colombi has passed for 1,525 yds with 10 TD's and 5 picks. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 78 times for a total of 242 yards. His quarterback rating is 133.2 with a TD percentage of 4.3% and an interception rate of 2.1%. He is averaging 89.7 yds per contest. Colombi has connected on 162 of his career 235 passes for a completion percentage of 68.9%.
In their last outing, the Oklahoma State Cowboys faced the Oklahoma Sooners and went home in defeat by a score of 41-13. Chuba Hubbard paced the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 29 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 44 yards via 8 carries which had him averaging 5.5 yards per run. Tylan Wallace was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 68 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 17.0 yards per reception in this game. Spencer Sanders went 10/19 with 97 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He gave away 1 pick for the game.
For the season so far, the Cowboys have earned 1,486 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 212.3 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 83rd in D-1. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have an average of 386.4 yards/game which has them ranked 77th in the country. They have an average of 174.1 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,219 yards for the season. In relation to their ability to score points, the Cowboys currently sit 83rd in the country scoring 25.9 points per game. The Cowboys are conceding 21.1 points per contest, which puts them 33rd in the nation. In total, they have surrendered 148 points. Oklahoma State has surrendered a total of 1,044 yards on the ground (149.1 yards per outing) and 6 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. They have conceded 11 touchdowns through the air as well as 188.3 yards/contest, which has them sitting 31st in Division 1.
Sanders has thrown 21 TD's compared to 15 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 5.8% and his interception rate is 4.2%. He has taken off and run for 719 yards on 192 attempts. He averages 183.0 yds per game through the air with a 143.0 quarterback rating. During the 16 games in his career, Spencer Sanders has completed 228 of his 359 tries for a total of 2,928 yards.
Who will win tonight's Red Raiders/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Raiders +12.5
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