Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The No. 25 Kansas State Wildcats (3-1) and Texas Tech Red Raiders (3-1) will face each other in clash of Big 12 opponents at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas.

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing Kansas State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Kansas State has -295 odds to pick up the win, while Texas Tech is listed at +237 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 56.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Manhattan, Kansas
  • Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium

Betting Preview

Kansas State

Kansas State is totaling 393.3 yards per game on offense, which ranks 80th in the FBS. On defense, the Wildcats rank 46th, giving up 344.5 yards per contest. Kansas State ranks 66th in points scored this season (31.3 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with 15.8 points allowed per game. Kansas State ranks 10th-worst in passing offense (145.0 passing yards per game), but thas been slightly better on defense, ranking 37th with 193.3 passing yards allowed per game. Kansas State has the 80th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (151.3 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been better on offense, ranking seventh-best with 248.3 rushing yards per game. Kansas State owns the 10th-best third-down defense this season (26.3% third-down conversion rate allowed), but ranks 18th-worst on offense (32.2% third-down conversion rate). Kansas State owns the 10th-best turnover margin in college football at +6, forcing seven turnovers (32nd in the FBS) while turning it over one time (second in the FBS).

Texas Tech

With 476.5 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Texas Tech ranks 29th in the FBS in 2022. On defense, it ranks 37th, giving up 327.0 total yards per game. Texas Tech ranks 41st in the FBS with 36.8 points per game on offense, and it ranks 71st with 25.3 points allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Texas Tech’s pass offense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks third-best in the FBS with 363.3 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is giving up 227.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 72nd. Texas Tech ranks 22nd-worst in rushing yards per game (113.3), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 28th in the FBS with 99.5 rushing yards surrendered per contest. In terms of third-down efficiency, Texas Tech ranks 105th in the FBS (33.3% third-down conversion percentage) and 33rd on the other side of the ball (30.5% third-down rate allowed). After forcing five turnovers (81st in the FBS) and turning the ball over eight times (100th in the FBS) this season, Texas Tech has the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -3.

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Betting Analysis

Kansas State Betting Insights

Kansas State has compiled a 3-1-0 record against the spread this season. In games it has played as 7.5-point favorites or more, Kansas State has an ATS record of 1-1. Games involving Kansas State have hit the over once this season. The Wildcats have won two of the three games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%). When they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -295 or shorter, the Wildcats have a 0-0 record (winning 66.7% of their games).

Red Raiders Betting Insights

Texas Tech has covered the spread two times in four games with a set number. Texas Tech has not covered a spread (0-1) when it’s at least 7.5-point underdogs. Texas Tech games have gone over the total twice this season. The Red Raiders have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Red Raiders have entered two games this season as the underdog by +237 or more and are 0-0 in those contests.

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Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Against The Spread & Betting Records

Kansas State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 51.5 51.0 53.0
Implied Total AVG 33.5 33.3 34.0
ATS Record 3-1-0 2-1-0 1-0-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 0-3-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 2-1 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-0 0-0 1-0

Red Raiders

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 60.1 61.5 56.0
Implied Total AVG 37.3 38.7 33.0
ATS Record 2-2-0 2-1-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-1-1 2-0-1 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 1-0 0-1

Players to Watch

Kansas State

  • Felix Anudike has hit the gridiron for four games, collecting 2.5 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and 11 tackles for the Wildcats.
  • Kobe Savage has helped lead the Wildcats’ defense with 16 tackles and two interceptions in four games.
  • As part of the Wildcats’ defensive unit, Austin Moore has compiled 16 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in four games.
  • With eight tackles and two interceptions, Daniel Green has helped carry the Wildcats’ defense over four games.

Red Raiders

  • Tyree Wilson has collected 25 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks in four games for the Red Raiders.
  • Krishon Merriweather has posted 24 tackles and 0.5 sacks in four games for the Red Raiders.
  • Dadrion Taylor has 18 tackles in four games.
  • Kosi Eldridge has collected 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 18 tackles in four games for the Red Raiders.

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech Predictions and Pick

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Wildcats (-7.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (56.5)

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How to Bet on Kansas State vs. Texas Tech

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Our prediction to win this contest is Kansas State, and we predict that Kansas State will cover the spread (Kansas State -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 56.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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