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NCAAF Matchup - Mustangs Red Raiders Odds Preview

Texas Tech Red RaidersSouthern Methodist Mustangs
Aug 30, 8:00 PM | Turf of Gerald J. Ford Stadium

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds

8-5TEAM RECORD7-6

In an old Southwest Conference rivalry matchup, the Red Raiders of Texas Tech and the Mustangs of SMU get together to open their seasons Friday night in Dallas (8 pm ET).

Texas Tech, after going 8-5 and winning a bowl last year, was an early five-point road favorite over the Mustangs, who went 7-6 and also won a bowl last season.

View Texas Tech vs Southern Methodist Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Red Raiders listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier this week but bet up to 4 points at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was sitting at 60 at GTbets.eu (home of the 'better odds on your favorite teams' promotion).

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Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing in August are 3-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 10-0

Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing in August are 1-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Red Raiders at Mustangs trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Southern Methodist
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games when playing Southern Methodist
Southern Methodist is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games when playing Texas Tech
Southern Methodist is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Southern Methodist is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas Tech

Next up:
Texas Tech home to Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, September 7
Southern Methodist home to Montana State, Saturday, September 7