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    The Ole Miss Rebels and the Texas Tech Red Raiders meet for the Taxact Texas Bowl. The matchup is at 9:00 PM ET on December 28, 2022, and airs on ESPN.

    The Rebels are the favorites (-4) in their matchup against the Red Raiders, with the over/under being 69.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Rebels are -194 and the Red Raiders are +160.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech

    • Game Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: NRG Stadium
    Rebels vs Red Raiders Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Rebels -4 -110 -110 69.5 -110 -110 -194 +160

    Ole Miss Betting Insights

    • So far this season, Texas Tech has compiled a 7-5-0 record against the spread.
    • Texas Tech is a 2-3 record against the spread when an underdog by 4 points or more this year.
    • Texas Tech has hit the over in seven of their 12 games with a set total (58.3%).

    Ole Miss Stats & Insights

    • Ole Miss ranks 71st in total defense this year (379.8 yards allowed per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 491.3 total yards per game.
    • Ole Miss is putting up 34.2 points per game offensively this year (27th in the FBS), and is allowing 24.2 points per game (50th) on the other side of the ball.
    • On offense, Ole Miss ranks 64th in the FBS with 229.7 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 57th in passing yards allowed per contest (218.0).
    • Offensively, Ole Miss has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking third-best in the FBS by compiling 261.6 per game. The Rebels rank 83rd on defense (161.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Ole Miss owns the 71st-ranked defense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (39.0% third-down percentage allowed), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 12th-best with a 47.7% third-down percentage.
    • Ole Miss has the 56th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing 16 turnovers (60th in the FBS) while turning it over 15 times (45th in the FBS).

    Ole Miss’ Best Players

    • Jaxson Dart has thrown for 2,613 yards (217.8 ypg) to lead Ole Miss, completing 62.6% of his passes and collecting 18 touchdown passes compared to eight interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 548 rushing yards on 117 carries.
    • The team’s top rusher, Quinshon Judkins, has carried the ball 251 times for 1,476 yards (123.0 per game), scoring 16 times.
    • Zach Evans has carried the ball 136 times for 899 yards (81.7 per game) and eight touchdowns.
    • Malik Heath’s 834 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted zero times and has registered 52 catches and four touchdowns.
    • Jonathan Mingo has grabbed 48 passes while averaging 73.5 yards per game and scoring five touchdowns.
    • Jordan Watkins’ 36 catches have yielded 404 yards and one touchdown.
    • Khari Coleman paces the team with four sacks, and also has nine TFL and 34 tackles.
    • Troy Brown is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s collected 93 tackles and two TFL.
    • A.J. Finley leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 64 tackles, three TFL, and one pass defended.

    Texas Tech Betting Insights

    • Texas Tech has a 7-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 4-point underdogs this year, Texas Tech is 2-3 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in seven of Texas Tech’s 12 games with a set total.

    Texas Tech Stats & Insights

    • Texas Tech’s defense ranks 100th in the FBS with 414.3 total yards given up per contest, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 23rd-best by compiling 459.4 total yards per contest.
    • With 33.6 points per game on offense, Texas Tech ranks 31st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 97th, allowing 29.5 points per game.
    • Texas Tech’s passing attack has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 13th-best in the FBS with 307.0 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is ceding 248.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 97th.
    • From an offensive perspective, Texas Tech is posting 152.4 rushing yards per contest (66th-ranked). It ranks 89th in the FBS on defense (166.3 rushing yards surrendered per game).
    • Texas Tech ranks 93rd in the FBS with a 36.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 66th with a 38.6% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
    • After forcing 13 turnovers (96th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 21 times (113th in the FBS) this season, Texas Tech owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -8.

    Texas Tech’s Best Players

    • Donovan Smith has compiled 1,505 yards (125.4 yards per game) while completing 66.2% of his passes and recording 12 touchdown passes with eight interceptions this season.
    • SaRodorick Thompson is his team’s leading rusher with 133 carries for 670 yards, or 55.8 per game. He’s found the end zone six times on the ground, as well.
    • Tahj Brooks has been given 134 carries and totaled 603 yards with seven touchdowns.
    • Jerand Bradley paces his team with 656 receiving yards on 43 catches with five touchdowns.
    • Xavier White has caught 42 passes and compiled 561 receiving yards (46.8 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Myles Price has racked up 478 reciving yards (47.8 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Tony Bradford Jr. has racked up five sacks to lead the team, while also recording eight TFL and 26 tackles.
    • Krishon Merriweather is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s racked up 100 tackles, three TFL, and one sack.
    • Reggie Pearson Jr. has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 55 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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