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    One of the top rushers in college football will be on display when RJ Harvey and the UCF Knights (5-5) visit the Texas Tech Red Raiders (5-5) on Saturday, November 18, 2023.

    The Red Raiders are the favorites (-3) in their game against the Knights, with the over/under being 60 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Red Raiders are -145 and the Knights are +122.)

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    Game Info for Texas Tech vs. UCF

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 2
    • Location: Lubbock, Texas
    • Stadium: Jones AT&T Stadium
    Texas Tech vs UCF Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas Tech -3 -110 -110 60 -110 -110 -145 +122

    Texas Tech Pick Insights

    • Texas Tech has a 4-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Texas Tech has a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • Texas Tech has hit the over in four of its nine games with a set total (44.4%).

    Texas Tech Stats & Insights

    • Texas Tech is compiling 399.9 yards per game on offense (54th in the FBS), and rank 63rd defensively, yielding 371.1 yards allowed per game.
    • Texas Tech is putting up 29.1 points per game on offense (54th in the FBS), and ranks 55th defensively with 24.4 points allowed per game.
    • Texas Tech is averaging 230.9 passing yards per game on offense (60th in the FBS), and ranks 61st defensively with 224.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Texas Tech is totaling 169 rushing yards per game on offense (54th in the FBS), and ranks 62nd defensively with 146.8 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Texas Tech is putting up a 40.6% third-down percentage on offense (55th in the FBS), and ranks 95th on defense with a 41.7% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • With 11 forced turnovers (100th in the FBS) against 17 turnovers committed (104th in the FBS), Texas Tech’s -6 turnover margin is the 21st-worst in college football.

    Texas Tech’s Best Players

    • Behren Morton has recorded 1,154 yards (115.4 ypg) on 115-of-180 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Tahj Brooks, has carried the ball 226 times for 1,170 yards (117 per game), scoring eight times.
    • Cam’Ron Valdez has collected 228 yards on 35 attempts, scoring one time.
    • Jerand Bradley’s 423 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 69 times and has totaled 35 receptions and four touchdowns.
    • Myles Price has hauled in 43 receptions totaling 410 yards, finding the end zone five times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Xavier White has been the target of 42 passes and hauled in 28 grabs for 393 yards, an average of 39.3 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone one time through the air this season.
    • Steve Linton leads the team with three sacks, and also has two TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Ben Roberts is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 72 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Dadrion Taylor has picked off a team-leading four passes. He also has 55 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and six passes defended to his name.

    UCF Betting Insights

    • UCF has a 4-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, the Knights are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in six of UCF’s 10 games with a set total.

    UCF Pick Insights

    • UCF’s defense ranks 99th in the FBS with 400.8 total yards allowed per game, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks eighth-best by accumulating 494.5 total yards per game.
    • UCF’s offensive attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 25th-best in the FBS with 34 points per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 26.8 points per game, which ranks 73rd.
    • With 260.8 passing yards per game on offense, UCF ranks 41st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 35th, giving up 204.8 passing yards per contest.
    • Defensively, UCF is a bottom-25 run unit, allowing 196 rushing yards per game (seventh-worst). On the bright side, it is excelling on offense, accumulating 233.7 rushing yards per contest (third-best).
    • UCF’s third-down offense has been thriving, posting a 48.4% third-down conversion rate (13th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 100th by allowing a 42.1% third-down rate.
    • UCF has a -2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 83rd in the FBS.

    UCF’s Best Players

    • John Rhys Plumlee leads UCF with 1,572 yards on 106-of-168 passing with 11 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 331 rushing yards (33.1 ypg) on 63 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • Harvey has carried the ball 170 times for 1,082 yards, with 12 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 15 catches for 217 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Johnny Richardson has totaled 505 yards on 78 carries with one touchdown.
    • Javon Baker paces his team with 790 receiving yards on 37 receptions with five touchdowns.
    • Kobe Hudson has caught 31 passes and compiled 703 receiving yards (70.3 per game) with seven touchdowns.
    • Xavier Townsend has racked up 236 reciving yards (23.6 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Tre’mon Morris-Brash paces the team with 8.5 sacks, and also has 14 TFL and 43 tackles.
    • Jason Johnson is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s collected 73 tackles, four TFL, and one sack.
    • Nikai Martinez has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 38 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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