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    On Saturday at 8:00 PM ET, the Baylor Bears (2-3) will host the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-3).

    The Red Raiders are small favorites (-1) in their matchup versus the Bears, with the over/under being 60.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Red Raiders are -118 and the Bears are -102.)

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    Game Info for Texas Tech vs. Baylor

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Waco, Texas
    • Stadium: McLane Stadium
    Texas Tech vs Baylor Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas Tech -1 -111 -109 60.5 -110 -110 -118 -102

    Texas Tech Pick Insights

    • Texas Tech has covered the spread once in four games this season.
    • Texas Tech has a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more this season.
    • Texas Tech has gone over in two of four games with a set total (50%).

    Texas Tech Stats & Insights

    • Texas Tech ranks 60th in total offense (404.8 yards per game) and 73rd in total defense (375.8 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Texas Tech ranks 44th in the FBS with 33.2 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 67th in points allowed (375.8 points allowed per contest).
    • Texas Tech is totaling 227.4 passing yards per game on offense (74th in the FBS), and ranks 66th defensively with 227.8 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Texas Tech is putting up 177.4 rushing yards per game offensively this season (46th in the FBS), and is surrendering 148 rushing yards per game (85th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Texas Tech ranks 74th in third-down efficiency (39.7%) on offense and 103rd in third-down conversion rate allowed (43.6%) on defense this year.
    • Texas Tech ranks 46th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (53rd in the FBS) and committing six (49th in the FBS).

    Texas Tech’s Best Players

    • Tyler Shough leads Texas Tech with 746 yards (149.2 ypg) on 67-of-113 passing with seven touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He also has 149 rushing yards on 48 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
    • Tahj Brooks has carried the ball 83 times for a team-high 518 yards on the ground and has found the end zone three times.
    • Jerand Bradley’s leads his squad with 246 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 21 catches (out of 43 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Myles Price has put up a 181-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 17 passes on 25 targets.
    • Xavier White has a total of 178 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 15 throws.
    • Jaylon Hutchings has racked up two sacks to pace the team, while also picking up five TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Jesiah Pierre is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s racked up 34 tackles.
    • Malik Dunlap has a team-high three interceptions to go along with eight tackles and three passes defended.

    Baylor Betting Insights

    • Baylor is 1-2-1 against the spread this season.
    • Baylor is 1-1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this year.
    • Two of Baylor’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Baylor Pick Insights

    • With 413 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Baylor ranks 55th in the FBS in 2023. Defensively, it ranks 90th, surrendering 394.6 total yards per contest.
    • Baylor ranks 98th in the FBS with 23.2 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 86th with 28.4 points given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of passing, Baylor ranks 40th in the FBS (270.6 passing yards per game) and 45th on defense (210.6 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Baylor’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, surrendering 184 rushing yards per game, which ranks 20th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 86th with 142.4 rushing yards per contest.
    • With a 40.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Baylor ranks 68th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 54th, surrendering a 36.1% third-down rate.
    • At 0, Baylor sports the 66th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with seven forced turnovers (53rd in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (66th in the FBS).

    Baylor’s Best Players

    • Sawyer Robertson has thrown for 647 yards (129.4 ypg) while completing 49.5% of his passes and recording one touchdown pass with four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Richard Reese, has carried the ball 45 times for 225 yards (45 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Dominic Richardson has compiled 197 yards on 46 carries.
    • Monaray Baldwin has totaled 12 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 278 (55.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 23 times and has one touchdown.
    • Ketron Jackson Jr. has caught 14 passes and compiled 228 receiving yards (45.6 per game).
    • Hal Presley’s 14 receptions (on 23 targets) have netted him 198 yards (39.6 ypg).
    • Matt Jones leads the team with two sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has amassed six TFL and 32 tackles.
    • Kyler Jordan has a team-high one interception to go along with nine tackles and one pass defended.
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