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Bet on NCAAFOn Saturday afternoon, the Kansas Jayhawks look for their second win of the season as they take on the No. 22 Texas Tech Red Raiders. The game in Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, TX, is scheduled to begin at 12:00 PM ET.
The Jayhawks experienced their latest loss of the season to Baylor, 41-14. Down only 20-14 by halftime, Kansas gave up 21 second-half points while failing to score a point of their own. Baylor held edges in first downs at 32-17, offensive yards at 666-342, and passing yards at 367-96. Kansas also turned the ball over twice. QB Michael Cummings threw 9-of-19, for 81 yards, and 0 touchdowns, but also 2 interceptions. Kansas has lost their three previous road games by a combined score of 149-37 SU, and are -35 ½ points spreadwise in those road games.
The Red Raiders come into this game off of a loss to the Texas Longhorns, 31-22. Texas Tech held edges in first downs at 25-18, and passing yards at 329-264. The Longhorns, though, held a 163-112 edge in rushing yards. Texas was up 24-13 by halftime, and it was too large a hole for Texas Tech to climb out of in the second half. The Longhorns' defense kept the Red Raiders to just 2 touchdowns and 2 field goals, while scoring 4 touchdowns and a field goal of their own. Tech QB Seth Doege is at just 3 touchdowns and 1 interception over the last 2 weeks, after going 28 and 7 up to that point.
The Jayhawks are 6-13 ATS on the road. The Red Raiders are 6-0 ATS as favorites of more than 4 points in the second of two home games. They are 20-6 ATS when hosting an opponent from their conference.
The last time these teams met was in 2011, when the Red Raiders won 45-34, as 6 ½ point favorites. In a 2009 matchup, Tech won 42-21, again as 6 ½ point favorites. In 2008, they won 63-21, when the teams were even money.
For this weekend's game, Texas Tech is a 25 point home favorite from Bet Royal Sportsbook. The over/under is set at 59 points.