Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Red Raiders (-3.5)
The Kansas Jayhawks (6-3) are on their way to Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-5). Kansas opens this contest as 3.5-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 65.
The Kansas Jayhawks head into this matchup 6-3 for this year. In their last matchup, the Jayhawks took on the Oklahoma State Cowboys and took home the win by a score of 37-16. Jason Bean connected on 18/23 with 203 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 181.1 and ended the game without throwing a pick. Devin Neal was the rushing leader for the Jayhawks with 32 carries for 224 yards (7.0 yards per attempt). The Kansas Jayhawks ended up rushing 46 different times and totaled 351 yards, which had them averaging 7.6 yards per carry. For the game, they ran 69 plays which converted into 554 yards. Kansas conceded 27 pass completions on 40 attempts for a total of 304 yds, and a completion rate of 67.5%. On the ground, the Jayhawks conceded 110 yards on 35 attempts, which averages out to 3.1 yds per run allowed.
The Jayhawks have earned 3,921 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Kansas has earned 22 passing touchdowns and 22 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 11 times. Kansas has recorded 181 1st downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 46 penalties for 435 yds. As a team they're averaging 207.0 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 22nd in Division 1. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Kansas Jayhawks hold an average of 37.9 PPG.
The Jayhawks sit in 88th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 29.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 155.9 yards on the ground per contest this year. In total, they have allowed 1,403 rushing yards through 9 games. Regarding passing yardage, the Jayhawks are giving up 2,524 yds which has them ranked 120th in college football. They have surrendered 280.4 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 66.5%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 436.3 yards/game putting them 112th in Division 1. They have yielded 15 touchdowns by air in addition to 18 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Red Raiders step onto the field holding a record of 4-5 for this season. In their last game, the Red Raiders took a loss by a score of 34-24 when they played the TCU Horned Frogs. Cam'Ron Valdez carried the rock 3 times for 71 yds, finishing the game with 23.7 yards per carry for Texas Tech. Tyler Shough (1 touchdown) finished the game with 84 yds on 9/22 through the air while his QB rate was 78.9. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 3.8. Texas Tech gave up 51 rush attempts for 234 yds (4.6 yards per rush). The Red Raiders secondary allowed a completion percentage of 52.2%, surrendering 195 yards on 12 for 23 passing. The Red Raiders finished the game with 352 yds and they ran 71 plays (5.0 yards per play). Texas Tech ran the ball for 4.8 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 189 yds on 39 attempts.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders hold an average of 462.1 yards per contest, which has them sitting 23rd in the nation. The Texas Tech offense has accrued 443 yds of penalties on 55 violations, which is good for 73rd in the country in terms of helping out the opposition. For the year thus far, the Red Raiders have thrown for a total of 2,867 passing yards as well as an average of 318.6 passing yards per contest, which ranks 11th in the country. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Red Raiders are sitting 39th in D-1 holding an average of 32.8 points per game.
The Red Raiders are allowing 29.8 points per game, ranking them 93rd in the country. Texas Tech has allowed a total of 1,417 yards via the ground game (157.4 yards per game) as well as 15 touchdowns on the ground for the year. This year, they have relinquished 268 pts. They have allowed the opposition 11 touchdowns through the air as well as 215.3 yards per outing, which has them in 46th in Division 1. The Red Raiders defense has participated in 626 plays, which ranks 74th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Raiders -3.5
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