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TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Odds

Time: 7:30 PM EST Thursday September 12, 2013, ESPN / WatchESPN

Betting Odds at Bovada
Point Spread: TCU -3
Over/Under Total Line: 62.5

The Texas Tech Red Raiders host the TCU Horned Frogs in a Big 12 match up.

In their last games Texas Tech beat Stephen F. Austin 61-13 and TCU beat Southeast Louisiana 38-17.

TCU got over their season opening loss with a win in their last game, but their defense, which ranks 76t in the nation, has not looked good.

Texas Tech ranks 2nd in the nation in passing yards per game.

Last season at TCU the Red Raiders beat the Horned Frogs 56-53 in triple overtime.

Last season Texas Tech was 4-3 SU 2-4 ATS at home and TCU was 5-1 SU 3-3 ATS on the road.

Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
TCU Horned Frogs: 1-1 SU 0-2 ATS
Texas Tech Red Raiders: 2-0 SU 2-0 ATS

Key Betting Trends
• TCU is 2-5 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
• TCU is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
• TCU has an Under record of 5-2 in their last 7 road games.
• TECH is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
• TECH is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
• TECH has an Over record of 6-0 in their last 6 games overall.

Sagarin Power Rankings
TCU: 81.98
Texas Tech: 78.21

Key Player Injuries

[QB] 09/08/2013 – Trevone Boykin expected to start Thursday vs. Texas Tech ( None )
(!)[QB] 09/07/2013 – Casey Pachall out indefinitely ( Forearm )
[LB] 08/13/2013 – Joel Hasley quit the team ( Personal )
[OT] 08/13/2013 – Tayo Fabuluje quit the team ( Personal )

[WR] 09/07/2013 – Jakeem Grant “?” Thursday vs. TCU ( Undisclosed )
[QB] 09/07/2013 – Michael Brewer “?” Thursday vs. TCU ( Back )
[OL] 09/07/2013 – Tony Morales “?” Thursday vs. TCU ( Shoulder )
[DB] 08/22/2013 – Jalen Barnes out for season ( Shoulder )

Next Game
Texas Tech vs. Texas State

Our Selection Last season these two teams put up 109 points combined when the Red Raiders beat the Horned Frogs 56-53 in triple overtime. This has all the makings of another barn burner with who ever has the ball last will probably win the game. The Red Raiders have opened 2-0 for the ninth straight year, averaging 51 points in their 2 wins. We think both teams will have no problem scoring enough points to cover the posted over/under here. Take Over 62.5 points at Bovada and get up to a 50% Bonus.

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