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Bet on NCAAFThe 2015 Advocare V100 Texas Bowl takes place on Tuesday, December 29, and features the LSU Tigers taking on the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The game at NRG stadium is scheduled to kick off at 9:00 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN. Currently, Louisiana State is favored in the betting odds to win this game.
The Tigers are 8-3 SU and 5-6 ATS so far this season. Six of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other five going UNDER. They are coming off of a 19-7 win over Texas A&M, where they won against the spread as 5 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 55 point line set by the sportsbook in that game.
The Red Raiders are 7-5 SU and 7-4-1 ATS overall this year. Nine of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other three going UNDER. They are coming off of a 48-45 win over Texas, where they covered the spread as 1 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 70 ½ point line set by oddsmakers in that matchup.
LSU is 3-0-1 ATS against Big 12 teams, and 0-4 ATS recently in bowl matchups. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games overall, and OVER in all 5 of their recent non-conference games. The total has gone OVER in 7 of their last 8 after a SU win, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 bowl games, and OVER in 7 of their last 10 at a neutral site.
Texas Tech is 6-2 ATS after a win spreadwise, and 5-2 ATS after a SU win. They are 10-4-1 ATS overall recently, and 2-6 ATS in bowl games. They are 2-6 ATS at a neutral site. The total has gone OVER in all 7 of their recent games against teams with a winning record, and OVER in 6 of their last 7 bowl games. The total has gone OVER in 13 of their last 16 at a neutral site, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone OVER in 15 of their last 21 non-conference matchups, and OVER in 35 of their last 17 after a SU win.
These teams have never met before. For Tuesday's Texas Bowl, LSU is listed in the betting odds as a -7 point favorite to win. The over/under is set at 74 points. On the moneyline, the Tigers are a -275, while the Red Raiders are a +235.