Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas El Paso Miners Week 2 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick
Texas Tech survived a 42-35 shootout against Central Arkansas in its season opener as a heavy 34-point favorite at home. The total went OVER the 69.5-point closing line. The Red Raiders now head on the road where they are 1-3 ATS in their last four games.
The Miners stunned New Mexico 31-24 in their opener as 9.5-point underdogs on the road. The total stayed just UNDER the 56.5-point line. That was just the second time in UTEP's last 11 games that it won either SU or ATS. The total has stayed UNDER in six of its last eight games.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas El Paso Miners Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Texas El Paso Miners as 18-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest.
Computer Prediction: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas El Paso Miners Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 39-37 victory for the Miners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Texas Tech Red Raiders have seen them go 1-0 and 0-1 ATS so far this season, while the Texas El Paso Miners are at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Miners are 0-1, while the Red Raiders are 1-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas El Paso vs Texas Tech injuries news.
The Texas El Paso Miners sit at No. 113 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are at No. 51 on that chart.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Texas Tech was a 42-35 winner in its last match at home against Bears. They failed to cover the -34-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 77 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Davis Webb led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 452 yards Saturday as the Red Raiders downed the Bears 42-35 at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were a 31-24 winner as they battled Lobos on the road. Texas El Paso covered in the match as a +9.5-point underdog, while 55 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Aaron Jones ran through the New Mexico defense for 237 yards in Texas El Paso's last game, handing the Lobos a 31-24 setback on Saturday at University Stadium.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Texas El Paso Miners Betting Odds Trends
Texas Tech is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Texas Tech is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Texas Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas Tech's last 10 games
Texas El Paso is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
Texas El Paso is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 8 games
Texas El Paso is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Texas Tech home to Arkansas, Saturday, September 13th
Texas El Paso home to New Mexico State, Saturday, September 13th