|2012 ABC College Football Week 10 Odds & Spread: Texas vs. Texas Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 01 November 2012 08:30|
Texas vs. Texas Tech Odds
Texas Tech is 6-2 overall, 3-2 in the Big 12 and 3-1 at home. Texas is 6-2 on the year, 3-2 in conference play and 3-1 on the road. The Red Raiders are 6-2 against the spread this year while the Longhorns are 3-5 ATS. Texas has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games of this series. These two teams have hit the over in 7 of their last 10 overall meetings and in 4 of their last 5 encounters at Texas Tech.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Texas Tech is favored at home, as the Red Raiders have odds of -7.5 points against Texas at home. The over/under total has been set at 67 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Texas Tech favored by just 3.5 points. The spread was never lower than that and is at its current peak of Texas Tech -7.5
Texas Tech is coming off a 55-24 loss at Kansas State last week. The two losses for the Red Raiders have come by at least 21 points in each game. Tech has a top-level offense, as the Raiders average 40.5 points per game while the defense is allowing just 25.8 points per contest. Leading the team this season is quarterback Seth Doege, who has thrown for 2,540 yards and 30 touchdowns.
Texas is coming off a narrow 21-17 win at Kansas last week. The Longhorns actually fell out of the rankings with the performance. Texas has seen its last three wins this year come by 6 points or less. On the year, Texas is scoring 41.5 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 32.8 points per game. Quarterback David Ash is leading the team with 1,726 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Texas Tech defensive back Cornelius Douglas is questionable with a knee injury while tight end Jace Amaro is questionable with a chest injury. Texas receiver Miles Onyegbule is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas Tech. The Red Raiders are getting 75% of the wagers with odds of -7.5 points at home against Texas on Saturday.