Texas Tech Red Raiders (8-5 Last Season) vs. Wyoming Cowboys (7-6 Last Season)
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Wyoming Cowboys 9/2/23 – The Texas Tech Red Raiders step onto the field with an 8-5 record from the previous season, reflecting their competitive spirit. Recent performances have seen them emerge victorious in 4 out of their last 5 games, showcasing their ability to contend. Quarterback Tyler Shough has commanded their offense, amassing 1,304 passing yards with a 59.9% completion rate and 7 touchdowns. Shough’s accuracy and playmaking capacity elevate the Red Raiders’ passing game. Tahj Brooks has been a standout in the rushing game, accumulating 691 yards at an average of 4.7 yards per carry, showcasing his consistent yardage gains. Receiver Jerand Bradley bolsters their passing attack with 744 receiving yards, enhancing their aerial threat.
Wyoming Cowboys enter this matchup boasting an 8-6 record from last season, showing their competitive edge. Recent trends show a tendency towards lower-scoring games; total points have declined in five of their last six matches. Quarterback Andrew Peasley has been instrumental for Wyoming, amassing 1,574 passing yards with 10 touchdowns at an astounding completion rate of 52.4% and contributing at critical moments as an asset to the offense and defense. Dawaiian McNeely excelled as a running back, racking up 356 yards at an impressive average of 5.73 yards per carry, while tight end Treyton Welch has provided 308 receiving yards as an added depth to their arsenal. For more insights and predictions, check out free college football game picks.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Wyoming Cowboys Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET|
|Where:||War Memorial Stadium|
Tyler Shough QB and Andrew Peasley QB
Texas Tech quarterback Tyler Shough has been essential to their passing game. Shough has amassed 1,304 passing yards at 59.9% completion rate with 7 touchdowns scored; his precise distribution and ability to create scoring opportunities make him a key figure for the Red Raiders.
The Wyoming Cowboys’ offensive strategy revolves around quarterback Andrew Peasley, who has amassed 1,574 passing yards, 10 touchdowns, and a completion rate of 52.4% in 2014. Peasley is responsible for successfully leading their passing attack by controlling key situations effectively while making crucial plays when needed.
Odds/Point Spread: Texas Tech Red Raiders -600, Total Odds: 48
Considering Texas Tech’s impressive 8-2 SU record against Mountain West opponents, we favor the Texas Tech Red Raiders for the moneyline. With a -14 spread in favor of Texas Tech, our prediction aligns with their potential to cover the spread. Their recent victories and offensive firepower position them to control the game. Given Wyoming’s trend of lower-scoring games and the likelihood of a defensive battle, we anticipate the total points to fall under the line of 51.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have favorable betting trends, including a 5-1 ATS record in week 1 games and a 5-2 ATS record in Saturday matchups. Their ability to capitalize on these scenarios underscores their readiness for prime-time matchups and their potential to maintain strong performances.
Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys tend for lower-scoring games, with the total points going under in 5 of their last 6 games. Their record in September games, boasting an 8-1 SU record, reflects their ability to excel early in the season. Additionally, their performance on Saturdays, with a 4-2 ATS record, highlights their capacity to step up during the weekend.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Wyoming Cowboys 9/2/23 Betting Picks
As the Texas Tech Red Raiders prepare to clash with the Wyoming Cowboys, our predictions favor the Red Raiders to secure victory with a projected final score of 30-18. Texas Tech’s recent successes, favorable betting trends, and offensive strength position them as favored. While Wyoming poses a challenge, the Red Raiders’ strategic execution and advantageous trends may propel them to a triumphant start. As anticipation builds for this early-season spectacle, fans can expect an exhilarating contest that marks the beginning of an enthralling college football journey. Enjoy the game and best of luck! For more insights and predictions, check out daily premium sports picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Texas Tech Red Raiders will win 30-18