Check out our free Texas Tech vs. Kansas preview for this week 11 college football matchup in Lawrence. See who we think will win and cover the spread in this NCAA preseason showdown.
- Texas Tech averages 237 passing yards per game.
- Kansas’ defense gives up 11.2 yards per pass.
TEXAS TECH VS KANSAS PREVIEW
The Red Raiders and Jayhawks play at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium at 12:00 p.m. ET for a week 11 NCAAF battle. The action will take place on Saturday, November 11th, and will be aired on FS1.The Jayhawks are 3.5 point home favorites in their matchup between Big 12 conference foes. Will they be able to win and cover the spread at home?
TEXAS TECH VS. KANSAS MATCHUP AT A GLANCE
- Sport: College Football
- Teams: Texas Tech Red Raiders at Kansas Jayhawks
- Where: Lawrence at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium
- Date: Saturday, November 11th
TEXAS TECH PREVIEW: HOW WILL TEXAS TECH RESPOND FROM A LOSS?
As they prepare for this game, Texas Tech has an overall record of 4-5. Their most recent game, a 35-28 victory over TCU, was a success. Texas Tech is 3-4 against the spread this season. The Red Raiders have been the favorite six times and the underdog once. The average over/under line in Texas Tech games has been 56.4 points over the course of nine games. These games have resulted in an average combined score of 56.2 points, giving OU a record of 3-4.
The Red Raiders finished with 36 pass attempts against TCU, totaling 282 yards and two touchdowns. They averaged 3.8 yards per carry on the ground, resulting in two rushing scores. In the team’s most recent victory, quarterback Behren Morton not only scored two touchdowns through the air, but he also scored one on the ground. In terms of passing, he gained 282 yards with a completion rate of 77.8%.
Texas Tech finished their game against TCU with a total of 435 yards allowed. Against Texas Tech, TCU passed the ball 52 times for 353 yards. The Red Raiders surrendered 82 yards on the ground. Defensively, the Red Raiders have 15 sacks and are first in QB hurries.
This season, they’ve allowed 25.7 points per game (95th). They rank 108th in the NCAA in pass defense, allowing 234.1 passing yards per game. Texas Tech has allowed 140.3 running yards per game so far this season.
KANSAS PREVIEW: CAN KANSAS GET BACK ON TRACK?
Kansas improved to 7-2 with a 28-21 victory over Iowa State as they prepare for this week’s game against Texas Tech. Prior to this week’s game against Texas Tech, the Jayhawks had been favorite in four games and underdog in four. Their ATS record entering the game is 5-3. The average over/under line in Kansas’ matches after nine games is 58.7 points. The average score in their games has been 62.2 points, giving OU a record of 4-3-1.
The Jayhawks finished with 23 pass attempts against Iowa State, totaling 287 yards and one touchdown. They averaged 2.6 yards per carry on the ground, resulting in two rushing scores. QB Jason Bean ended with a QB rating of 119.29 in the win over Iowa State, completing 14 of 23 passes for 287 yards. He also had one touchdown at the end of the game.
Iowa State’s defense concluded the game with 333 total yards against the Jayhawks. The team’s run defense gave up 75 yards rushing while allowing 258 yards passing. Kansas’ defense is ranked 113th in passing yards allowed per game entering the contest. Opponents throw the ball 29.7 times per game against the Jayhawks. They allow 27.3 points per game, which ranks 101st in NCAA football. They rank 113th in the NCAA in terms of rushing yards allowed.
TEXAS TECH VS KANSAS BETTING ODDS, TRENDS & ANALYSIS
Texas Tech will seek to build on last year’s 43-28 victory over Kansas. Texas Tech rushed for 264 yards and passed for 246 in the win. The Red Raiders were 7/15 on third down. Kansas, on the other hand, completed 20 of 33 passes for 283 yards and ran for 242 yards.
Kansas has moved from a -4 point favorite to a -3.5 (-110) line since the odds were first posted. Meanwhile, Texas Tech is currently a +3.5 (-111) point road underdog. The Jayhawks’ current moneyline payout is -188, which differs from the starting odds of -190. Kansas now has a 65% expected win probability, while Texas Tech has a 40% implied win probability.
KEY BETTING TRENDS
- Texas Tech is 4-6 on the road in their last ten games.
- Kansas is 3-7 at home in their previous ten games.
- Kansas has an ATS record of 3-2 in the five most recent occasions they were the underdog.
- Texas Tech is 5-5 against the spread in their last ten games as a favorite.
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