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    At Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday, the Texas Tech Red Raiders (1-0) face the Houston Cougars (1-0).

    The Cougars are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3), against the Red Raiders (with an over/under of 64 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Texas Tech vs. Houston

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Lubbock, Texas
    • Stadium: Jones AT&T Stadium
    Red Raiders vs Cougars Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Red Raiders -3 -113 -109 64 -110 -110 -152 +124

    Texas Tech Betting Insights

    • Texas Tech put together a 7-6-0 record against the spread last season.
    • Texas Tech covered the spread twice when favored by 3 points or more last season (in three opportunities).
    • Texas Tech and its opponent combined to hit the over in five of 13 contests last season.

    Texas Tech Stats & Insights

    • Texas Tech racked up 9.9 more points per game (30.3) than Houston surrendered (20.4) last season.
    • Texas Tech was 6-5 against the spread and 6-5 overall in games when it put up over 20.4 points last year.
    • When Houston gave up fewer than 30.3 points last year, it had a 6-3 record against the spread and a 9-0 record overall.
    • Texas Tech averaged 416.2 yards per game last season, 113.6 more yards than the 302.6 Houston gave up per matchup.
    • In games that Texas Tech picked up more than 302.6 yards last season, the team was 6-5 against the spread and 6-5 overall.
    • When Houston kept its opponents to less than 416.2 yards last season, it had an 8-6 record ATS and a 12-2 record overall.
    • Texas Tech rushed for 159.8 yards per game last season, 51.6 more than the 108.2 Houston allowed per contest.
    • Last season Texas Tech had a 5-4 ATS record and a 5-4 overall record in games the team ran for more than 108.2 yards.
    • Last year, Houston was 8-4 against the spread and 11-1 overall when holding opponents to less than 159.8 rushing yards.
    • Last season Texas Tech had 20 turnovers, two fewer than Houston had takeaways (22).

    Texas Tech’s Best Players

    • Henry Colombi had a passing stat line last season of 1,291 yards with a 64.2% completion rate (95-for-148), five touchdowns, five interceptions, and an average of 99.3 yards per game.
    • Last season, Tahj Brooks ran for 580 yards on 87 attempts (44.6 yards per game) and scored seven times.
    • SaRodorick Thompson put up 528 yards on 108 carries (40.6 yards per game), with 10 rushing touchdowns last year.
    • Erik Ezukanma reeled in 48 catches for 706 yards (54.3 per game) while being targeted 78 times. He also scored four touchdowns.
    • Kaylon Geiger also impressed receiving last year. He bagged 45 receptions for 550 yards and one touchdown. He was targeted 69 times.
    • Myles Price’s stat line last year: 494 receiving yards, 35 catches, two touchdowns, on 47 targets.
    • Tyree Wilson did his thing last season with an incredible stat line of 7.0 sacks, 12.0 TFL and 34 tackles.
    • Colin Schooler went to work last year, collecting 94 tackles, 5.0 TFL, two sacks, and one interception.
    • Last season Dadrion Taylor had a huge stat line of three interceptions, 43 tackles and four passes defended.

    Houston Betting Insights

    • Houston put together an 8-6-0 record against the spread last season.
    • Houston was an underdog by 3 points or more two times last year, and covered the spread in one of those games.
    • Last year, seven Houston games went over the point total.

    Houston Stats & Insights

    • Houston racked up 35.9 points per game last season, 5.7 more than Texas Tech surrendered (30.2).
    • When Houston scored more than 30.2 points last year, it was 7-3 against the spread and 10-0 overall.
    • When Texas Tech allowed less than 35.9 points last year, it had a 5-3 record against the spread and a 5-3 record overall.
    • Houston collected 413.9 yards per game last season, just 8.2 more than the 405.7 Texas Tech allowed per contest.
    • When Houston totaled over 405.7 yards last year, the team was 5-2 against the spread and 7-0 overall.
    • In games Texas Tech kept its opponents to fewer than 413.9 yards last season, it had a 4-2 record ATS and a 5-1 record overall.
    • Last season Houston rushed for just 4.1 more yards (142.3) than Texas Tech allowed per outing (138.2).
    • When Houston ran for over 138.2 yards last season it had a 6-2 ATS record and an 8-0 overall record.
    • Last year, Texas Tech was 5-3 against the spread and 6-2 overall when holding opponents to fewer than 142.3 rushing yards.
    • Houston had 14 giveaways last season, while Texas Tech had 15 takeaways.

    Houston’s Best Players

    • Clayton Tune averaged 253.3 pass yards per contest and threw for 30 touchdowns last season. In addition, he tacked on 11.0 yards on the ground per game with two rushing touchdowns.
    • Alton McCaskill averaged 68.6 rushing yards per game and scored 16 rushing touchdowns.
    • Last season Ta’Zhawn Henry rushed for 513 yards. He also scored seven total touchdowns.
    • Nathaniel Dell was targeted 9.9 times per game and collected 1,329 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns over the course of 2021.
    • Jeremy Singleton averaged 35.4 receiving yards on 3.7 targets per game in 2021, scoring five touchdowns.
    • Jake Herslow worked his way to five receiving touchdowns and 480 receiving yards (34.3 ypg) last season.
    • Last year D’Anthony Jones put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.0 sacks, and added 3.0 TFL, 13 tackles, and one interception.
    • Donavan Mutin had an impactful defensive performance last season with 57 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks.
    • Marcus Jones collected four interceptions in addition to 35 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and four passes defended a year ago.
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