Missouri vs Texas Tech Recap - Red Raiders Win 24-17
Baron Batch tore up the turf for 134 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Red Raiders to a 24-17 win over the Tigers at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Texas Tech won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 59.5.
Taylor Potts completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 188 yards for the Red Raiders in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Tigers defense.
Kendial Lawrence rushed for 96 yards for Missouri, while Marcus Murphy added 74 yards. Blaine Gabbert threw for 95 yards for the Tigers, while receivers T.J. Moe and Michael Egnew had 62 and 16 yards respectively.
Missouri was outgained by Texas Tech 485-355 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-14 by the Red Raiders.
Missouri lost the time of possession battle 39:41/20:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Texas Tech takes its act on the road to face Oklahoma looking for another win. For Missouri, they head home to face Kansas State.