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Baylor is Averaging 64 Points Per Game

The past five seasons have seen five high scoring affairs between the Baylor Bears and the Texas Tech Red Raiders, which has led to the over cashing in all of those games. Baylor starts their conference play Saturday when the visit Texas Tech.

Shark Bites
  • Baylor is 4-15 SU in their past 19 against Texas Tech.
  • Two different Texas Tech RB’s have scored five rushing touchdowns.
  • Baylor QB Seth Russell tied a team record with six touchdown passes last week.

Baylor ranks first in the country in points scored and has been averaging a staggering 64 points per game. Though their schedule has been far from impressive, it's clear that the offense is capable of putting up ridiculous numbers. Texas Tech does not come in far behind Baylor in terms of points per game, scorching opponents for 53.8 points.

The last three meetings between the two teams has ended in final scores of 48-46, 63-34 and 52-45.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Texas Tech Red Raiders sat as 15.5-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 38-28 result in favor of the Bears. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Baylor Bears vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Baylor Bears will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-2 ATS against the spread this season, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-1 ATS. Baylor is 3-0 on the over under betting totals; Texas Tech is 3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas Tech vs Baylor injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Tech Red Raiders rated this week at No. 72 and the Baylor Bears sitting at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Tech Red Raiders No. 4-ranked offense (53.75 PPG) against a Baylor Bears defense that ranks No. 57 at 23 PPG. The Texas Tech Red Raiders passing attack has averaged 397.25 yards per game, more than the Baylor Bears give up through the air (161.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Baylor Bears own the league's No. 81-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 203 yards per game when on the road. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 57 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rice didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bears as Baylor blasted them 70-17 in Week 4 action.


In their last game, Texas Tech's aerial attack generated 392 yards but it was the Horned Frogs coming away with a 55-52 victory over Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Baylor is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Baylor is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 7 games
  • Baylor is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas Tech
  • Texas Tech is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 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 when playing Baylor

Next Betting Matchups

Baylor at Kansas, Saturday, October 10th
Texas Tech home to Iowa State, Saturday, October 10th