|2013 FOX College Football Game of the Week Odds: Texas Tech vs. Baylor|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 15 November 2013 11:00|
Texas Tech vs. Baylor Odds
Baylor is 8-0 on the season, 5-0 in the Big 12, 6-0 at home and 7-1 against the spread. Texas Tech is 7-3 overall, 4-3 in conference play, 3-1 on the road and 5-5 against the spread. Texas Tech has won eight of its last 10 against Baylor.
Trends show that the road team is 7-3 against the spread in the last 10 in this series while Texas Tech is 6-1-1 against the spread in its last 8 trips to Baylor.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Baylor is the clear favorite at home, as the Bears have odds of -26.5 points against Texas Tech on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 85 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Baylor favored by 27. The spread quickly fell back to 26.5. The over/under total opened at 84.5 points and then bumped up to 85.
Baylor is coming off a 41-12 win over Oklahoma last week. The Bears are leading the nation in scoring, posting 61 points per game. The Bears are also averaging 686 yards per game, while the defense is giving up only 15.4 points per game. Bryce Petty has thrown for 2,657 yards and 21 touchdowns with just one interception. Lache Seastrunk has added 888 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns while Antwan Goodley has 44 receptions for 974 yards and 10 scores.
Texas Tech is coming off a 49-26 loss to Kansas State at home last week. The Red Raiders have lost three straight entering this game. Tech is averaging 37.8 points per game and leads the country in passing at 408.2 yards per game. Defensively, Texas Tech is giving up 27 points per game. Davis Webb is leading the team with 2,315 yards and 16 touchdowns passing, while Jace Amaro has caught 88 passes for 1,102 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Baylor receiver Tevin Reese (shoulder) is questionable for the game. Texas Tech receiver Carlos Thompson (undisclosed) and offensive lineman Tony Morales (shoulder) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Baylor, as the Bears are getting 72% of the wagers with odds of -26.5 points against Texas Tech on Saturday.