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Jayhawks vs Red Raiders Betting Preview

Texas Tech Red RaidersKansas Jayhawks
Oct 1, 12:00 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds


The Jayhawks hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Red Raiders pay a visit to Memorial Stadium in Week 5 betting action.

The Jayhawks currently sports a record of 2-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Red Raiders are 3-0 and 2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jayhawks post a 3-0 over under record this season, while the Red Raiders have gone 2-1 against the number.

View Texas Tech vs Kansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The Jayhawks were listed as 9.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks on the opening college football line.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jayhawks rated this week at No. 67 and the Red Raiders sitting at No. 81. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 66-30 result in favor of the Red Raiders this week.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 37 PPG, against a Red Raiders defense that ranks No. 30 this week at 19 PPG. The Jayhawks aerial game is averaging 212.7 yards per game, more than the Red Raiders secondary allows through the air, 184.3 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Red Raiders feature the league's No. 24-rated road run defense, allowing 109 yards per game. Kansas, meanwhile, ranks No. 13 in rushing offense at home.

Texas Tech won its last outing, a 35-34 result against Nevada on September 24. Texas Tech failed to cover in that game as a 15.5-point favorite, while the 69 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Kansas was a 66-24 loser in its last match on the road against Georgia Tech. They failed to cover the 14.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 90 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in October are 1-9
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9

A few Red Raiders at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 6 games on the road
Texas Tech is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas's last 12 games
Kansas is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Kansas is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas Tech

Next up:
Texas Tech home to Texas A&M, Saturday, October 8
Kansas at Oklahoma State, Saturday, October 8