|FOX College Football Game of the Week Odds: Texas Tech vs. Kansas State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 25 October 2012 08:30|
Texas Tech vs. Kansas State Odds
Kansas State is 7-0 overall, 4-0 in the Big 12 and 4-0 at home. Texas Tech is 6-1 overall, 3-1 in conference play and 3-0 on the road. The Red Raiders are 6-1 against the spread this year while the Wildcats are 5-1-1 ATS. Texas Tech has won five of its last six against Kansas State.
Trends show that Texas Tech is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 meetings with Kansas State. These two teams have also combined to hit the over in the last four games in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Kansas State is a favorite at home, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -7 points against Texas Tech. The over/under total has been set at 60.5 points (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Kansas State favored by 5.5 points. The spread was never lower than that, but it did peak at 7.5 points before closing at 7.
Kansas State is coming off a dominant 55-14 win at West Virginia last week. The Mountaineers are winning with a powerful defense that is allowing just 16.1 points per game. The Wildcats’ offense is scoring 42.9 points per contest. Leading the team this year is quarterback Collin Klein, who has thrown for 1,397 yards and 10 touchdowns while rushing for 551 yards and 14 scores.
Texas Tech has sneaked into the national spotlight with back-to-back wins over the likes of West Virginia and TCU. The Red Raiders are 10th in the nation in scoring at 42.9 points per game while the defense is allowing only 21.6 points per contest. The offense this year has been led by quarterback Seth Doege, who has thrown for 2,209 yards and 28 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas State has no new injuries to report. Texas Tech has cornerback Cornelius Douglas questionable with a knee injury while tight end Jace Amaro is questionable with a chest injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Kansas State. The Wildcats are getting 79% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against Texas Tech on Saturday.