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NCAAF FOOTBALL

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs

The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Southern Methodist Mustangs will be battling on the gridiron at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on Friday in season-opening action.

Last time out for Texas Tech, they were a 34-31 winner as they battled Minnesota at home. Texas Tech failed to cover in the match as a 13-point favorite, while 65 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Southern Methodist was a 43-10 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Fresno State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (53) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Texas Tech: 8-5 SU, 6-7 ATS
Southern Methodist: 7-6 SU, 8-5 ATS

Texas Tech most recently:
When playing in August are 3-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 10-0

Southern Methodist most recently:
When playing in August are 1-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Southern Methodist
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 5 games when playing Southern Methodist
Southern Methodist is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games when playing Texas Tech
Southern Methodist is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Southern Methodist is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas Tech

Next up:
Texas Tech home to Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, September 7
Southern Methodist home to Montana State, Saturday, September 7