|2013 College Football Week 4 Odds & Spread: Texas State vs. Texas Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 20 September 2013 08:00|
Texas St. vs. Texas Tech Odds
Texas Tech is 3-0 on the season, 2-0 at home and 3-0 against the spread. Texas State is 2-0 overall, 1-0 on the road and 1-1 against the spread. Texas Tech has won and covered in meetings with Texas State over the last two seasons.
Trends show that Texas Tech is 1-8 against the spread in its last 9 home games against a team with a winning record on the road. Texas State is also 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on fieldturf.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas Tech is the favorite to win this game, as the Red Raiders have odds of -26.5 points against Texas State. The over/under total for this game has been set at 58.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Texas Tech favored by 26 points. The spread hit a low of 25 before moving up to 26.5 points. The over/under total for the game opened at 57 points and hit a peak of 59 before falling back to 58.5.
Texas Tech is off to its 3-0 start thanks to a 20-10 win over TCU at home last Thursday. The Red Raiders are averaging 40.7 points and 509.3 yards per game on offense while the defense is holding opponents to 15.3 points per game, but allowing 415.7 yards per contest. The team is being led by Baker Mayfield, who has thrown for 996 yards and eight touchdowns. Four different Texas Tech receivers have over 150 receiving yards this season.
Texas State has started the season 2-0 thanks to wins over Southern Miss and Prairie View A&M. The Bobcats are allowing just 9 points per game thus far defensively, but the offense is averaging only 25 points and 311.5 yards per game. The offense has been led by Chris Nutall, who has rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Quarterback Tyler Arndt has thrown for just 258 yards through two games.
In terms of Injuries, Texas Tech running back SaDale Foster (calf) is questionable for the game, as is offensive lineman Tony Morales (shoulder). Texas State has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Texas Tech, as the Red Raiders are getting 71% of the wagers with a point spread of -26.5 against Texas State.