Texas Tech vs Baylor Betting Odds
Can anyone slow down the Baylor Bears, who covered the spread in 12 of their last 13 games?
Texas Tech will give it a shot Saturday, as big road underdogs. Baylor opened as a 27-point favorite.
The Bears have won the last two meetings against the Red Raiders in a pair of high-scoring shootouts that averaged 102 points. The last three meetings have gone OVER the total.
Baylor is coming off an impressive performance against the best team they’ve faced so far, the Oklahoma Sooners. The Bears are 16-3-1 ATS in their last home games.
Texas Tech, after climbing to as high as No. 10 in the polls, has dropped two straight.
Texas Tech is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing Baylor and is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at Baylor. The Bears meanwhile are 13-1 ATS in their last 14 games and 8-1 past nine as double-digit favorites.
Baylor brings a 8-0 record (7-1 ATS) to the Week 12 battle against the 7-3 Red Raiders, who are 5-5 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Baylor go 6-2 so far and the Red Raiders go 7-3.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Bears and the No. 22-ranked Red Raiders, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 55-23 result in favor of the Bears.
Last time out for Texas Tech, they were a 49-26 loser as they battled Kansas State at home. Texas Tech failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 75 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baylor's No. 1-ranked offense (61 PPG) against a Red Raiders defense that ranks No. 69 at 27 PPG. The Bears passing attack has averaged 390.62 yards per game, more than the Red Raiders give up through the air (218 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Red Raiders own the league's No. 41-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 153.25 yards per game when on the road. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 6 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Red Raiders at Bears trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas Tech is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech's last 5 games on the road
Baylor is 13-1 ATS in its last 14 games
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 8 games
Baylor is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Texas Tech at Texas, Thursday, November 28th
Baylor at Oklahoma State, Saturday, November 23rd