Texas at Texas Tech - 9/24/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-1) vs Texas Longhorns (2-1)

Game Info: Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 3:30 pm (Jones AT&T Stadium)

Betting Odds: Texas Tech Red Raiders +7 -- Over/Under: 61.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Texas Longhorns will play the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a Big 12 Conference Game on Saturday afternoon at Jones AT&T Stadium.

The Texas Longhorns are 2-1 this season after they defeated UTSA by a score of 41-20 in their last game. Texas gave up over 400 yards of offense and lost the time of possession battle, but they were still able to come away with the 21-point win. The Texas offense is averaging 37.3 points per game with 234 passing yards per game and 170.3 rushing yards per game. Hudson Card has thrown for 343 yards and one touchdown for the Longhorns this season. Bijan Robinson has rushed for 311 yards and five scores, while Xavier Worthy has caught 11 passes for 162 yards for Texas. The Texas defense is giving up 16.7 points per game and 347 yards per game.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 2-1 this season after they lost to NC State by a score of 27-14 in Week 3. Texas Tech outgained NC State in the game, but committed four turnovers and went 2-12 on third down conversions in the loss. The Texas Tech offense is averaging 36.7 points per game with 373.7 passing yards per game and 101.7 rushing yards per game. Donovan Smith has thrown for 785 yards, seven touchdowns, and five interceptions for the Red Raiders this season. Tahj Brooks has rushed for 132 yards and four touchdowns, while Jerand Bradley has caught 14 passes for 172 yards and two scores for Texas Tech. The Texas Tech defense is allowing 22.3 points per game and 293.7 yards per game.

Texas is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The under is 4-0 in Texas’ last 4 road games. Texas Tech is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS loss and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a loss. The over is 4-1 in Texas Tech’s last 5 September games. Texas is 9-3 ATS in these two teams last 12 head to head meetings.

Texas was able to bounce back after their heartbreaking loss to Alabama in Week 2 with a good win against UTSA. Texas Tech played well in their last game, but the turnovers were too much for them to overcome. This should be a very good game and I like Texas Tech with the points at home.

David’s Pick Texas Tech +7

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