Tech at Houston

With one win over the Big XII already, No. 17 Houston will look to make it two-straight when the Cougars host Texas Tech on Saturday at 9:15PM ET from Robertson Stadium.

Bet Texas Tech at Houston

Houston defeated Oklahoma State two weeks ago to break into the top 25 rankings. Thankfully for the Cougars, they had last week off to avoid a letdown. In the 45-35 win over the Cowboys, quarterback Case Keenum had 366 yards passing with three touchdowns to lead the Cougars, while Tyron Carrier caught seven passes for 111 yards with a score. Houston forced four turnovers against Oklahoma State, including a 26-yard interception for a touchdown by Jamal Robinson. In two games, Keenum has thrown for 725 yards and seven touchdowns. Keenum ranks third in the nation in passing yards per-game.

Tyler Potts is ahead of Keenum in passing yards per-game, as he leads the nation with 427 yards per-game. On the season, Potts has 1,281 yards passing for Texas Tech with 12 touchdowns and four interceptions. The 12 touchdowns is also tops in the nation. Potts led the Raiders to a 2-0 start to the season, but last week Tech lost to Texas, 34-24. Potts still threw for 420 yards and three scores in the loss. Currently, six different Raider receivers have over 100 yards receiving, with Lyle Leong leading the way with 19 catches for 252 yards and five touchdowns. Even with all the offense, the Red Raiders actually rank second in the Big XII in total yardage allowed per-game at 268 yards. Texas Tech has held opponents to 268 rushing yards in three games.

Oddsmakers from online sports book have made Houston 1.5-point home favorites over Texas Tech on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 73.5.

College Football Week 4 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

TEXAS TECH is 3-1 against the spread versus HOUSTON since 1992

TEXAS TECH is 4-0 straight up against HOUSTON since 1992

All games played at HOUSTON since 1992

HOUSTON is 1-1 against the spread versus TEXAS TECH since 1992

TEXAS TECH is 2-0 straight up against HOUSTON since 1992 

TEXAS TECH: 22-8 ATS DD conference loss

HOUSTON: 0-9 ATS off BB SU wins

Texas Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

Texas Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road

Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Week 4 College Football Injury Report

Franklin Mitchem S Questionable Week 4 (arm)

RaJon Henley DL Questionable Week 4 (ankle)


No significant injuries

Texas Tech at Houston Current Odds

Texas Tech Red Raiders +1.5 Over 73.5 (-105)

Houston Cougars -1.5 Under 73.5 (-115)

Player Props:

Total pass attempts for Tyler Potts (TT): Over/Under 56.5

Total passing yards for Potts: Over/Under 405.5

Total touchdown passes for Potts: Over/Under 3.5

Total rushing attempts for Baron Batch (TT): Over/Under 4.5

Total receiving yards for Lyle Leong (TT): Over/Under 82.5

Total receiving yards for Detron Lewis (TT): Over/Under 32.5

Total receptions for Alexander Torres (TT): Over/Under 6.5

Total receptions for Tramain Swindall (TT): Over/Under 5.5

Total pass attempts for Case Keenum (HOU): Over/Under 45.5

Total passing yards for Keenum (HOU): Over/Under 370.5

Total touchdown passes for Keenum: Over/Under 3.5

Total rushing attempts for Bryce Beall (HOU): Over/Under 16.5

Total receiving yards for Charles Sims (HOU): Over/Under 50.5

Total receptions for Tyron Carrier (HOU): Over/Under 6.5

Total receptions for Patrick Edwards (HOU): Over/Under 4.5

Bet Texas Tech at Houston

Posted: 9/26/09 3:48PM ET


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