|2012 College Football Week 12 Odds: Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 15 November 2012 09:30|
Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State Odds
Oklahoma State is 6-3 on the year, 4-2 in the Big 12 and 5-1 at home. Texas Tech is 7-3 overall, 4-3 in conference play and 3-1 on the road. The Red Raiders are 6-4 against the spread this year while the Cowboys are 4-4 ATS. Oklahoma State has won three straight in this series.
Trends show that Oklahoma State is 6-1 against the spread in the last 7 games in this series while these two teams have combined to hit the under in 6 of their last 8 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma State is the favorite in this game, as the Cowboys have odds of -10.5 points against Texas Tech on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 72 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma State favored by 10.5 points. The spread hasn’t changed much, moving up to 11 points during the week before closing to 10.5 points.
Texas Tech is coming off a 41-34 win over Kansas at home last week. Head coach Tommy Tubberville was caught having a physical altercation with one of his assistants in the game, which has caused some negative attention from the media this week. The Red Raiders come into this game averaging 38.7 points per game on offense while allowing 27.1 points per contest on defense. Quarterback Seth Doege is leading the team with 3,345 yards and 34 touchdowns.
Oklahoma State is coming off a 55-34 win over West Virginia last week. The Cowboys have won four of their last five games. Oklahoma State comes into this game averaging 43.9 points per game on offense while allowing 26.7 points per contest on defense. The team is being led this season by running back Joseph Randle, who has rushed for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma State defensive tackle Calvin Barnett is questionable with a personal issue while receiver Isaiah Anderson is probable with a finger injury. Texas Tech safety Terrance Bullitt is out with a shoulder injury while fullback Omar Ontiveros is out with an undisclosed injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas Tech, as the Red Raiders are getting 51% of the wagers with odds of +10.5 points at Oklahoma State on Saturday.