|2012 Big 12 College Football Week 11 Odds: Kansas vs. Texas Tech|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 07 November 2012 08:30|
Kansas vs. Texas Tech Odds
Texas Tech is 6-3 on the season, 3-3 in the Big 12 and 3-2 at home. Kansas is 1-8 on the season, 0-6 in conference play and 0-4 on the road. The Jayhawks are 3-5-1 against the spread this year while the Red Raiders are 6-3 ATS. Texas Tech has won five straight in this series.
Trends show that the road team is 5-2 against the spread in the last 7 games in this series. Texas Tech is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a losing record while Kansas is 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas Tech is the clear favorite to win, as the Red Raiders are getting odds of -25 points at home against Kansas. The over/under total has been set at 59 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Texas Tech favored by 24 points. The spread reached a high of 25.5 points during the week before closing back at Texas Tech -25.
Texas Tech is coming off a 31-22 loss to Texas at home last week. The Red Raiders have now lost two straight games and three of their last five. Texas Tech is averaging 38.4 points per game this year on offense while the defense is allowing 26.3 points per contest. The offense is being led by quarterback Seth Doege, who has thrown for 2,869 yards and 31 touchdowns.
Kansas is coming off a 41-14 loss at Baylor last week. The Jayhawks have now lost eight straight since a season-opening win over San Diego State. The Jayhawks are averaging just 16.9 points per game this year on offense while the defense is giving up 31.3 points per game. Leading the Kansas offense this year is running back James Sims, who has rushed for 748 yards and six 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. Kansas receiver D.J. Beshears is out with a shoulder injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas Tech. The Red Raiders are getting odds of -25 points at home against Kansas on Saturday.