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Jones AT&T Stadium is the venue where the Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-5) will match up against the Kansas Jayhawks (6-3) on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
The Red Raiders are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3.5), against the Jayhawks. The over/under for this matchup is 65 points.
Game Info and Betting Lines for Texas Tech vs. Kansas
- Game Day: Saturday, November 12, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Lubbock, Texas
- Stadium: Jones AT&T Stadium
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Texas Tech Betting Insights
- Kansas’ ATS record is 7-1-1 this season.
- When it has played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, Kansas is 4-1-1 against the spread.
- Five of Kansas’ nine games with a set total have hit the over (55.6%).
Texas Tech Stats & Insights
- Texas Tech ranks 64th in total defense this year (372.7 yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 462.2 total yards per game.
- Offensively, Texas Tech ranks 38th in the FBS with 32.8 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 92nd in points allowed (372.7 points allowed per contest).
- Texas Tech ranks 49th in pass defense this year (215.3 passing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on offense, ranking 11th-best in the FBS with 318.7 passing yards per game.
- Texas Tech is averaging 143.6 rushing yards per game on offense this season (71st in the FBS), and is giving up 157.3 rushing yards per game (83rd) on the other side of the ball.
- Texas Tech is averaging a 36.1% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 96th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 52nd, giving up a 36.7% third-down conversion rate.
- Texas Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -8, forcing 11 turnovers (81st in the FBS) while turning it over 19 times (121st in the FBS).
Texas Tech’s Best Players
- Donovan Smith has racked up 1,506 yards (167.3 ypg) on 147-of-221 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 100 rushing yards (11.1 ypg) on 71 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
- SaRodorick Thompson has carried the ball 97 times for a team-high 481 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times as a runner.
- Tahj Brooks has been handed the ball 97 times this year and racked up 481 yards (53.4 per game) with six touchdowns. He’s also contributed in the passing game with 24 grabs for 141 yards and one touchdown.
- Xavier White has hauled in 35 catches for 461 yards (51.2 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
- Jerand Bradley has hauled in 31 passes while averaging 50.8 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
- Myles Price has a total of 339 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 34 throws and scoring two touchdowns.
- Tyree Wilson leads the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has 9.0 TFL and 53 tackles.
- Krishon Merriweather, Texas Tech’s top tackler, has 67 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks this year.
- Reggie Pearson Jr. has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 29 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and three passes defended to his name.
Kansas Betting Insights
- Kansas is 7-1-1 against the spread this season.
- In games it has played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this year, Kansas is 4-1-1 against the spread.
- Out of Kansas’ nine games with a set total, five have hit the over (55.6%).
Kansas Stats & Insights
- Kansas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, surrendering 435.3 total yards per game, which ranks 20th-worst. Offensively, it ranks 34th with 434.7 total yards per contest.
- Kansas’ offensive attack has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 16th-best in the FBS with 37.9 points per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 29.0 points per game, which ranks 87th.
- Kansas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in pass defense this season, surrendering 279.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 11th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 75th with 228.7 passing yards per contest.
- Kansas’ run offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 23rd-best in the FBS with 206.0 rushing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 156.0 rushing yards per game, which ranks 81st.
- Defensively, Kansas is a bottom-25 unit on third down, surrendering a 47.4% third-down conversion percentage (seventh-worst). On the bright side, it is dominating on offense, putting up a 47.4% third-down rate (seventh-best).
- Kansas has generated 19 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 11 times, resulting in a +8 turnover margin, which ranks ninth-best in the FBS.
Kansas’ Best Players
- Jalon Daniels has been a dual threat for Kansas this season. He has 1,072 passing yards (119.1 per game) while completing 66.7% of his passes. He’s tossed 11 touchdown passes and one interception this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 335 yards (37.2 ypg) on 53 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
- Devin Neal is his team’s leading rusher with 118 carries for 761 yards, or 84.6 per game. He’s found paydirt seven times on the ground, as well. Neal has also chipped in with 12 catches for 143 yards and one receiving touchdown.
- Lawrence Arnold paces his squad with 419 receiving yards on 27 catches with four touchdowns.
- Luke Grimm has 33 receptions (on 44 targets) for a total of 365 yards (40.6 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
- Quentin Skinner’s 30 targets have resulted in 18 receptions for 309 yards and four touchdowns.
- Lonnie Phelps paces the team with 6.0 sacks, and also has 8.0 TFL and 32 tackles.
- Kansas’ tackle leader, Kenny Logan Jr., has 49 tackles and two interceptions this year.
- Jacobee Bryant leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 20 tackles and five passes defended.