Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds
Kansas travels to Texas Tech on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-8 mark in Week 11 action with a victory over the Red Raiders.
Supporters of the Jayhawks have seen them go 1-8 and 4-5 ATS so far this season, while the Red Raiders are at 6-3 and 6-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Raiders are 4-4, while the Jayhawks are 2-6.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Red Raiders in this game found them listed as 24-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Raiders rated this week at No. 7 and the Jayhawks sitting at No. 36. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 40-14 result in favor of the Red Raiders this week.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas Tech's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 38.4 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense that ranks No. 90 this week at 31.3 PPG. The Red Raiders aerial game is averaging 354.7 yards per game, more than the Jayhawks secondary allows through the air, 249.9 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Jayhawks own the league's No. 104-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 239.5 yards per game when on the road. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 61 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Kansas, they were a 41-14 loser as they battled Baylor on the road. Kansas failed to cover in the match as a 16.5-point underdog, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. James Sims tore up the turf for 126 rushing yards in the latest Jayhawks game, a 41-14 loss to the Bears at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Last time out for Texas Tech, they were a 31-22 loser as they battled Texas at home. Texas Tech failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 53 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Seth Doege's 329-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Texas earned a 31-22 win over Texas Tech on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 0-10
When playing within the conference are 0-10
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Jayhawks at Red Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas's last 8 games
Kansas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Texas Tech
Kansas is 3-15 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Kansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
Texas Tech is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Texas Tech is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
Texas Tech is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Kansas home to Iowa State, Saturday, November 17
Texas Tech at Oklahoma State, Saturday, November 17