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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Texas El Paso Miners Underdogs vs Red Raiders at Texas Tech

The Texas El Paso Miners will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Red Raiders in Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday in Week 2 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Texas El Paso Miners in this one found them as 16.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 48-22 result in favor of the Red Raiders on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas El Paso Miners vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans 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 0-1 and 0-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Texas El Paso Miners are 1-0, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are 1-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas Tech vs Texas El Paso injuries news.

The game pits the Texas Tech Red Raiders, currently No. 109 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Texas El Paso Miners, who rate No. 75 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Tech Red Raiders No. 15-ranked offense (59 PPG) against a Texas El Paso Miners defense that ranks No. 116 at 48 PPG. The Texas Tech Red Raiders passing attack has averaged 437 yards per game, more than the Texas El Paso Miners give up through the air (308 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Texas El Paso Miners own the league's No. 22-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 182 yards per game when on the road. Texas Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 60 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brandon Allen's 308-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Arkansas earned a 48-13 win over Texas El Paso on Saturday at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas El Paso is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Texas El Paso is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 8 games
  • Texas El Paso is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Texas Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Texas Tech is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Texas Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas El Paso at New Mexico State, Saturday, September 19th
Texas Tech at Arkansas, Saturday, September 19th