Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 10/29/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Red Raiders (-1)
The Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-3) will try to beat the Baylor Bears (4-3) at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday. Baylor is 1-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 62.
The Baylor Bears come into this game with a record of 4-3 for this year. In their last contest, the Bears faced off with the Kansas Jayhawks and took home the win by a score of 35-23. Richard Reese was the best rusher for the Bears with 31 carries for 186 yds (6.0 yds per carry). Blake Shapen went 17/26 with 164 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 115.7 and finished the contest with 2 interceptions. On the ground, the Bears gave up 56 yards on 22 attempts, which is 2.5 yds per run allowed. Baylor gave up 16 completions on 27 tries for a total of 232 yds, and a completion percentage of 59.3%. When the final whistle blew, they tallied 83 plays which gave them a total of 437 yards. The Baylor Bears ended up rushing 57 times and had 273 yds, which came out to an average of 4.8 yards per attempt.
The Bears have earned 3,208 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Baylor has amassed 13 touchdowns through the air and 22 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 11 different times. Baylor has recorded 174 first downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 37 penalties for 329 yds. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 197.3 yards via the ground game which is 27th in D-1. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Baylor Bears hold an average of 37.4 points per outing.
When talking about yards through the air, the Bears have given up 1,631 yards which has them sitting in 61st in the country. They are giving up 233.0 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 61.4%. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 341.1 yards per contest which has them ranked 29th in college football. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns via the pass as well as 9 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 3.3 yards per rushing attempt and 108.1 rushing yards per game this season. During this campaign, they have allowed 757 running yards through 7 games. The Bears rank 57th in D-1 regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 24.1 PPG.
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The Red Raiders head into this matchup 4-3 for this season. For their last game, the Red Raiders went home victorious with a score of 48-10 when they played the West Virginia Mountaineers. Tahj Brooks ran the football 17 times for 107 yds, ending the game with 6.3 yds per carry for Texas Tech. Behren Morton (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 325 yards on 28/45 through the air while his QB rating was 137.6. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 7.2. Texas Tech allowed 26 attempts on the ground for 73 yards (2.8 yds per rush). The Red Raiders pass defense gave up a completion rate of 60.0%, surrendering 209 yds on 24 out of 40 through the air. The Red Raiders finished with 594 yds while they ran 103 plays (5.8 yds per play). Texas Tech rushed the ball for 4.4 yards per carry, finishing with 239 yards on 54 attempts.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 499.9 yards per contest, ranking them 9th in college football. The Texas Tech offense has totaled 369 penalty yds on 45 violations, ranking them 74th in D-1 in terms of hurting your team. For the year so far, the Red Raiders have thrown for 2,545 yards via the pass along with an average of 363.6 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 3rd in D-1. Concerning their ability to score points, the Red Raiders rank 26th in D-1 by scoring 36.3 PPG.
Texas Tech has allowed the opposition a total of 952 yards on the ground (136.0 yards per outing) as well as 10 touchdowns via the rush on the season. They have allowed 8 touchdowns via the pass and 218.9 yards per game, ranking them 52nd in college football. The Red Raiders defense has been on the field for 463 plays, which is good for 35th in college football. The Red Raiders are giving up 27.0 points per contest, which has them sitting 72nd in Division 1. In total, they have conceded 189 total points.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bears +1
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