Red Raiders face Lobos in Week 3 odds
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs New Mexico Lobos Odds
The Lobos will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Red Raiders at University Stadium in Week 3 action.
The Lobos currently sports a record of 0-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Red Raiders are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lobos post a 0-1-1 over under record this season, while the Red Raiders have gone 0-1 against the number.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 19-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark, while the total was hovering around 999 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Lobos sit at No. 117 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Red Raiders are at No. 63 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Red Raiders will win this game 65--2.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Mexico's #116-ranked offense (6.5 PPG) against a Red Raiders defense that ranks #14 at 10 PPG. The Lobos passing attack has averaged 190.5 yards per game, more than the Red Raiders give up through the air (75 YPG on average).
Texas Tech won its last outing, a 50-10 result against Texas State on September 3. Texas Tech covered in that game as a 39.5-point favorite, while the 60 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Last time out for New Mexico, they were a 52-3 loser as they battled Arkansas on the road. New Mexico failed to cover in the match as a 37-point underdog, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 9-1
New Mexico Lobos Trends:
When playing in September are 0-10
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 1-9
A few Red Raiders at Lobos trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing New Mexico
Texas Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 9 games on the road
Texas Tech is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Mexico's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Mexico's last 16 games
New Mexico is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Texas Tech
New Mexico is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Texas Tech home to Nevada, Saturday, September 24
New Mexico home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, September 24