Southern Methodist vs Texas Tech Wrap - Texas Tech Wins 35-27
|Southern Methodist vs Texas Tech Wrap - Texas Tech Wins 35-27|
Taylor Potts led the way with 359 passing yards on Sunday as the Red Raiders picked up a 35-27 victory over the Mustangs at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Texas Tech did not, however, defeat the Mustangs against the spread, which closed at 12.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.
Baron Batch rushed for 52 yards, while Eric Stephens added 35 yards in the win. Lyle Leong and Detron Lewis added 142 and 79 receiving yards respectively.
Zach Line rushed for 72 yards for Southern Methodist, while Chris Butler added 29 yards. Kyle Padron threw for 218 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Cole Beasley and Aldrick Robinson had 57 and 50 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Texas Tech 431-327 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Red Raiders.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Methodist as their offense was on the field for 32:10, longer than the 27:50 of their opponents.
Next game, Texas Tech takes its act on the road to face New Mexico looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head home to face UAB.