Red Raiders host Cowboys in Week 10 action
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Oklahoma State heads to Texas Tech as a small road favorite over a team it has beaten four straight seasons by an average margin of 33 points.
The Cowboys have rebounded for their only loss of the season with three straight wins. They scored a season-high 58 points in last week’s win at Iowa State. Running back Desmond Roland was the catalyst for the Cowboys, rushing for 219 yards and four touchdowns.
The Red Raiders are coming off their first loss of the season, a 38-30 defeat at Oklahoma. Texas Tech turned the ball over three times and surrendered 277 yards rushing.
Texas Tech is 13-7 against the spread as a home underdog, dating back October 1999.
Backers of the Red Raiders have seen them go 7-1 and 5-3 ATS so far this season, while the Cowboys are at 6-1 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Cowboys are 3-4, while the Red Raiders are 5-3.
Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Cowboys listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavailable earlier in the week.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Red Raiders and the No. 11-ranked Cowboys, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 47-45 result in favor of the Red Raiders.
Davis Webb's 385-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Oklahoma earned a 38-30 win over Texas Tech on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas Tech's No. 18-ranked offense (39.75 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 19 at 19.57 PPG. The Red Raiders passing attack has averaged 412.88 yards per game, more than the Cowboys give up through the air (231.14 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Cowboys own the league's No. 21-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 119 yards per game when on the road. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 81 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Cowboys at Red Raiders trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
Oklahoma State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oklahoma State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Texas Tech is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games
Texas Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oklahoma State at Kansas, Saturday, November 9th
Texas Tech at Kansas State, Saturday, November 9th