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Texas Tech Red Raiders Open as Week 5 Betting Underdogs vs Cowboys

Texas Tech will look to improve on its 3-0 record this week when they host Oklahoma State in Week 5 action at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Texas Tech Red Raiders as 14.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 54-27 result in favor of the Cowboys. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Oklahoma State Cowboys have seen them go 3-1 and 3-1 ATS so far this season, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are at 3-0 and 2-0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Raiders are 1-2, while the Cowboys are 3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas Tech vs Oklahoma State injuries news.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders sit at No. 78 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Oklahoma State Cowboys are at No. 9 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Tech Red Raiders No. 9-ranked offense (45 PPG) against a Oklahoma State Cowboys defense that ranks No. 59 at 24 PPG. The Texas Tech Red Raiders passing attack has averaged 437.67 yards per game, more than the Oklahoma State Cowboys give up through the air (209.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Oklahoma State Cowboys own the league's No. 21-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 72 yards per game when on the road. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 99 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mason Rudolph's 398-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as TCU earned a 44-31 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium.

In Texas Tech's last outing, Nic Shimonek threw for 321 yards to lead the Red Raiders over Houston 27-24 at TDECU Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oklahoma State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Oklahoma State's last 24 games
  • Oklahoma State is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Texas Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 6 games
  • Texas Tech is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma State home to Baylor, Saturday, October 14th
Texas Tech at Kansas, Saturday, October 7th